"Take a short nap ..even a 5-10 min nap can sometimes rewire your brain circuitry stopping the cycle of yawns
A social media user equated the yawn
to a brutal strategy.
Other theories put forth to explain the spontaneous yawn
have included drowsiness, boredom, weariness and empathy.
"Contagious yawning, in which yawning is triggered involuntarily when we observe another person yawn
, is a common form of echophenomena - the automatic imitation of another's words (echolalia) or actions (echopraxia)," the study said.
Judge Lawson also ordered Yawn
to pay restitution totaling $628,539 to the fraud victims.
A passenger in a car called out to me without trying to stop his yawn
Results showed that in Vienna people yawned
more in summer than in winter, whereas in Arizona people yawned
more in winter than in summer.
Matthew Campbell and Frans de Waal, both of Emory University in Atlanta, treated chimps' tendency to yawn
when viewing videos of others yawning as a sign of spontaneous empathy.
ISLAMABAD -- People are less likely to yawn
when others do as they get older, a study has found.
Individuals with autism or schizophrenia - which involve social skills that are impaired - exhibit less contagious yawning even though they still yawn
spontaneously, explain the investigators.
Dare You Not to Yawn
written by Helene Boudreau illustrated by Serge Bloch Candlewick Press, 2013 978-0-7636-5070-4 (he) $18.00 for Toddler to Kindergarten
Most people think a yawn
means they're tired or bored, but scientists have lots of different ideas.