Is it true that yawning is transferable? With the help of a new study the scientists at the
The scientists suggested that the urge to yawn or the tendency for contagious yawning varies from person to person. As suggested by the scientists, contagious yawning is triggered unwillingly when we observe another person yawn. Moreover, it is a common form of Echophenomena.
‘Echophenomena’ is commonly known as the automatic imitation of another's words (echolalia) or actions (echopraxia). According to the scientists, this new research can help them to understand the association between motor excitability and the occurrence of echophenomena and a wide range of clinical conditions.
By: Priyanka Negi