Science of Yawning

Here is a rather interesting ABC news feature

sadly you are ‘forced’ to watch some advertising blurb before the yawning mini-documentary starts to run.

There is also the startling ‘proof’ that yawns are contagious. Special prize there for noticing the bleeding obvious.

The concept that yawning cools the brain and is beneficial for brain functioning is rather neat and could complement concepts like smiling cools the brain too.

click here for a 4 minute report.

or go to

and click on ‘why do we yawn’ to access the article

Awwwwww im off for a nap!


nigel hetherington

Communicating Excellence

Excellence in Neuro Linguistic Programming and Hypnotherapy

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