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Contagious Yawning

Contagious Yawning May Not Be Linked To Empathy After All

Posted 03.18.2014 | Healthy Living

Despite how little we actually know about yawning and why we do it, at least one thing's for certain: Yawning really is contagious. But maybe not for ...

WATCH: Guess What Happens Next

Posted 08.22.2013 | Green

This yawn exchange between a man and his dog is more than just adorable. Inter-species contagious yawning is actually a sign that animals, like dogs, ...

Cat Does This Every Time

William Goodman | Posted 08.15.2013 | Comedy

We've all been there before. Someone nearby yawns and you suddenly find yourself compelled to yawn right along with them. It's just that contagious. ...

WARNING: Yawning Puppy Ahead

Posted 04.29.2013 | Comedy

Yawning is so contagious, it even passes from human to puppy. In fact, you kinda want to yawn right now, don't you? Don't you?! Go for it. You deserve...

Dogs 'Catch' Yawns, Study Shows

Posted 07.01.2012 | Science

By: Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 06/30/2012 09:56 AM EDT on LiveScience Dogs catch yawns from their sound alone, new rese...

WATCH: Why We 'Catch' Yawning From Others

Posted 05.23.2012 | Science

Yawning is a mysterious thing. For starters, just reading that sentence may have caused you to yawn. The behavior, technically a reflex that involves ...