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Why Is Yawning Contagious? [Video]

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Contagious yawning can be annoying, but it might also be a sign of good social skills. It’s a type of emotional contagion, a phenomenon in which we tend to share the feelings of people around us. Scientific American MIND editor Sandra Upson explains in our latest Instant Egghead video. More to explore: Ingroup-Outgroup Bias in [...]

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