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wolf yawn contangion
2014-09-01 03:30:40

Wolves may be susceptible to yawn contagion, according to a study published August 27, 2014 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Teresa Romero from The University of Tokyo, Japan, and colleagues.

bonobos and empathy yawning
2014-08-13 03:00:36

An answer from the first direct comparison of yawn contagion in humans and bonobos.

2014-08-05 23:12:35

Simply G Media Network today announces the release of an interview with Entrepreneur and ViMillioniare GJ Reynolds on Simply G Radio Show with host Neil Haley, the Total Tutor. Lincoln,

Why Do We Yawn? Study Claims To Have The 'Cool' Answer
2014-05-07 09:30:48

We commonly yawn when we are tired, before we go to sleep, when we first awake or when we're bored. The belief is that yawning increases oxygen to the brain, but previous studies have failed to link yawning and blood oxygen levels.

No Empathy Link Found In Study Of Contagious Yawning
2014-03-17 07:05:27

Researchers from the Duke Center for Human Genome Variation have found that contagious yawning may actually decrease as we age and is less strongly related to variables such as empathy, tiredness and energy levels.

Human Yawn Contagious To Chimps
2013-10-17 10:47:49

A new study has shown that the older a chimp is, the more likely it is to respond to a familiar human face yawning with a yawn of its own.

Dogs Respond More To Owner's Yawn
2013-08-08 11:35:49

A new study shows that dogs find yawns from their owners more contagious than yawns from strangers.

Ultrasound Shows That Even Unborn Babies Yawn
2012-11-22 14:31:42

Researchers use ultrasound images to show when a fetus is yawning or when it is just opening its mouth, possibly signaling a developmental marker in the womb that could provide more information on the health status of the fetus.

Why Bonobo Yawning Is Contagious
2012-11-15 22:34:47

Yawning is contagious among many species and two biologists in Italy have found that the social relationships of bonobos can determine if yawns spread from ape to ape.

Dogs Catch Yawns, But Young Puppies Can’t
2012-10-24 09:01:10

Yawns are contagious, but only for some! Previous research has found that man’s best friend is able to catch yawns from its owner.


Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'