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Why is yawning contagious?

Why is yawning contagious?

Why do we yawn - even if we are not tired - when someone next to us yawns? Sometimes we just need to think of a yawn for it to start growing within us. Yawn, yawn, yawn ... Do you yawn? Research has also shown that catching an urge to yawn can happen just by reading the word. Experts at Nottingham University have published research suggesting that the yawning contagion is due to primitive reflexes in our prefrontal cortex - an area of ​​the brain responsible for motor function.
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Good evening snack for better sleep

Good evening snack for better sleep

What do walnuts, almonds, cheese and biscuits, avocado, salad, cherry juice and nachos have in common? They can help you fall asleep easier in the evening and give you a good night's sleep. Here you will find some good tips for evening meals, some of which are more delicious than others, so you can choose whether you want to be useful or naughty. πŸ˜‰
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Sleep habits around the world

Sleep habits around the world

Different cultures have different perceptions and habits about sleep. While Icelanders and Germans have a positive outlook on fresh air, they are terrified of sleeping with the fan on in South Korea - fans come with a warning label of "fan death" from the manufacturers. 😱 Then we turn to the subject of naps. In China and Japan, one works so hard that a nap after lunch is a must to keep going. But in Spain and Italy they enjoy both a relaxed life as well as their long siestas after lunch.
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