Are empathic people more likely to catch yawns?

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Are empathic people more likely to catch yawns?
« on: 02/09/2008 18:23:28 »
egle saviciute  asked the Naked Scientists:

Hey! I was just listening to one of the older q&a podcasts where you attempted to explain why yawning is so contagious. Even listening to you talk about yawning made me do it!

Does that mean I'm super-empathetic?

Loving the show,

Ella

What do you think?

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Are empathic people more likely to catch yawns?
« Reply #1 on: 06/09/2008 16:13:47 »
I'd say yes, but that's a gut feeling (so definitely a solid evidence-based answer!). Anyone have any experience or references on this?

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