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Yawn Contagion and Empathy in Homo sapiens

  • Ivan Norscia,

    Affiliation: Centro Interdipartimentale Museo di Storia Naturale e del Territorio, Università di Pisa, Calci, Pisa, Italy

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  • Elisabetta Palagi mail

    betta.palagi@museo.unipi.it

    Affiliations: Centro Interdipartimentale Museo di Storia Naturale e del Territorio, Università di Pisa, Calci, Pisa, Italy, Unità di Primatologia Cognitiva, ISTC-CNR, Roma, Italy

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  • Published: December 07, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0028472

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Media Coverage of This Article

Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 09 Dec 2011 at 21:33 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: BBC
Title: “BBC News - Catching a yawn 'a family matter'”
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news...

Publication: i09
Title: “Yawns are most contagious between family members”
http://io9.com/5866470/ya...

Publication: Silicon India
Title: “Yawns from Family Members are Most Contagious”
http://www.siliconindia.c...

Publication: Toronto Sun
Title: “Yawns signify social bonds: Study | Health & Fitness | Life | Toronto Sun”
http://www.torontosun.com...

Publication: Eureka Alert
Title: “Those who stay together yawn together”
http://www.eurekalert.org...

Publication: Made for Mums
Title: “Contagious yawns don't hit kids until they're 4 - Mums & Dads - MadeForMums”
http://www.madeformums.co...

Publication: Marie Claire UK
Title: “Yawning is a compliment | Marie Claire”
http://www.marieclaire.co...

Publication: Med India
Title: “Yawning Contagiously Depends on Whether You Know the Person Who Triggers It | MedIndia”
http://www.medindia.net/n...

Publication: The Atlantic
Title: “Study of the Day: Those Who Love One Another, Yawn Together - Hans Villarica - Life - The Atlantic”
http://www.theatlantic.co...

Publication: Web MD
Title: “Contagious Yawns May Show Social Bonds”
http://www.webmd.com/bala...

Publication: Fox News
Title: “Yawns More Contagious Among Friends | Fox News”
http://www.foxnews.com/he...

Publication: Belfast Telegraph
Title: “Yawns more contagious 'in family' - Offbeat, Breaking News - Belfasttelegraph.co.uk”
http://www.belfasttelegra...

Publication: International Business Times
Title: “Contagious Yawns: More Empathy, Less Boredom”
http://www.ibtimes.com/ar...

Publication: Live Science
Title: “Yawns More Contagious Among Friends | Yawning Contagion & Human Empathy | Human Behaviors & Evolution | LiveScience”
http://www.livescience.co...

Publication: The Scientist
Title: “Yawns More Contagious Among Friends | The Scientist”
http://the-scientist.com/...

Publication: Top News New Zealand
Title: “Catching a Yawn 'a Family Matter'| TopNews New Zealand”
http://topnews.net.nz/con...

Publication: Press Association
Title: “The Press Association: Yawns more contagious 'in family'”
http://www.google.com/hos...

Publication: Daily Mail
Title: “Why yawning is no insult... it's a sign that someone really cares | Mail Online”
http://www.dailymail.co.u...

Publication: French Tribune
Title: “Contagious Yawning Shows Relationship Closeness, Says Study | French Tribune”
http://frenchtribune.com/...

Publication: Newspoint South Africa
Title: “It's Easy To Contract Yawning Habit From Close Relatives, Says Study | NewsPoint South Africa”
http://newspoint.co.za/st...

Publication: ABC News
Title: “Yawns More Contagious Between Loved Ones - ABC News”
http://abcnews.go.com/blo...

Publication: The Telegraph
Title: “Family member's yawns are most contagious - Telegraph”
http://www.telegraph.co.u...

Publication: The Times Of India
Title: “Yawns more contagious between family and friends - The Times of India”
http://timesofindia.india...

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RE: Media Coverage of This Article

ivann73 replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 10 Dec 2011 at 10:35 GMT

I would aslo suggest the following

http://www.newsy.com/vide...

And for Italy

Title: "Lo sbadiglio è contagioso
Colpiti parenti e amici - Il Messaggero"
http://www.ilmessaggero.i...

Title: "Lo sbadiglio è contagioso, ma solo se c'è feeling - Galileonet"
http://www.galileonet.it/...

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RE: RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to ivann73 on 16 Dec 2011 at 21:16 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: New Zealand Herald
Title: “Yawning is no insult ... it shows someone really cares”
http://www.nzherald.co.nz...

Publication: Hindustan Times
Title: “Family yawns are most contagious”
http://www.hindustantimes...

Publication: adevarul.ro
Title: “Căscatul în familie, cel mai contagios”
http://www.adevarul.ro/li...

Publication: Volny.cz
Title: “Zíváním se nakazíme hlavně od příbuzných, stejně jako opice”
http://web.volny.cz/volny...

Publication: IOL Lifestyle
Title: “Yawn... I care, really I do”
http://www.iol.co.za/life...

Publication: Emax Health
Title: “Yawning is Most Contagious with Family Members”
http://www.emaxhealth.com...

Publication: Third Age
Title: “Yawns Contagious Among Friends Says Italian Study”
http://www.thirdage.com/n...

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RE: RE: RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 30 Dec 2011 at 19:53 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: TM News
Title: “TMNews - Salute/ Sbadiglio 'contagia' di più tra parenti e innamorati”
http://www.tmnews.it/web/...

Publication: Il Quotidiano Italiano
Title: “Ricerca: lo sbadiglio è contagioso soprattutto tra chi si vuole bene”
http://www.ilquotidianoit...

Publication: Tutta Salute
Title: “Sbadiglio: “contagia” più facilmente chi si ama | Tutta Salute”
http://www.tuttasalute.ne...

Publication: TuttoGratis
Title: “Sbadiglio contagioso soprattutto se vi amate - Donna - Tutto Gratis”
http://donna.tuttogratis....

Publication: JUGO
Title: “Lo sbadiglio è contagioso, soprattutto tra familiari e coppie - Salute & Benessere”
http://www.jugo.it/salute...

Publication: ScienzeNaturali.it
Title: “Lo sbadiglio è segno di empatia | Scienze Naturali”
http://www.scienze-natura...

Publication: Libero Quotidiano
Title: “Ricerca: sbadiglio piu' contagioso tra amici e parenti stretti (3) - - liberoquotidiano.it”
http://www.liberoquotidia...

Publication: Cittaoggiweb.it
Title: “CittàOggiWeb - Notizie in rete - Dal Web - Salute, sbadiglio: si trasmette a chi si ama”
http://www.cittaoggiweb.i...

Publication: Diario del Web
Title: “Lo sbadiglio «contagia» di più tra parenti e innamorati • DiariodelWeb.it”
http://www.diariodelweb.i...

Publication: Gaia News
Title: “Ricerca italiana: sbadiglio più contagioso se c’è empatia | Gaianews.it”
http://gaianews.it/cultur...

Publication: Pour Femme Salute
Title: “Lo sbadiglio? Contagia chi si ama | Salute Pour Femme”
http://salute.pourfemme.i...

Publication: TGcom24
Title: “Sbadiglio: "contagia" chi si ama - Per Lei - Tgcom24”
http://www.tgcom24.medias...

Publication: TuttoperLei.it
Title: “Lo sbadiglio è contagioso per chi si ama - Tutto per Lei”
http://www.tuttoperlei.it...

Publication: Medicina Live
Title: “Sbadiglio? Contagioso di più tra chi si vuole bene | MedicinaLive”
http://www.medicinalive.c...

Publication: Wall Street Journal
Title: “Week in Ideas”
http://online.wsj.com/art...

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RE: RE: RE: RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 06 Jan 2012 at 19:07 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Fox News Radio
Title: “Yawning Explained -- FOX News Radio”
http://radio.foxnews.com/...

Publication: FamigliaCristiana.it
Title: “Non si sbadiglia solo per noia... - Scienza e Tech - Famiglia Cristiana”
http://www.famigliacristi...

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RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 03 Feb 2012 at 23:24 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Scientific American
Title: “What a Yawn Says about Your Relationship: Scientific American”
http://www.scientificamer...

Publication: CORDIS News
Title: “Yawning? It's catchy, in a 'family-like way'!”
http://cordis.europa.eu/f...

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