Why do we yawn when other people yawn?

  1. Jangaplanet profile image80
    Jangaplanetposted 6 years ago

    Why do we yawn when other people yawn?

  2. mathsciguy profile image62
    mathsciguyposted 6 years ago

    Here is an article which may help to answer your question; although the truth is that nobody is really sure WHY we yawn when other people yawn, mirror neurons in the brain may be the physiological answer.

    http://www.world-science.net/exclusives … awnfrm.htm

  3. GNelson profile image78
    GNelsonposted 6 years ago

    You also yawn when your dog yawns.  Your dog yawns when you do.

 
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