Weird Facts about the Human Body (2)

2. Yawning is contagious, but less so in the summer


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A good trick if you ever think somebody keeps looking at you is to yawn. If they are, they’re likely to yawn as well subconciously due to yawning being contagious.
However, a 2011 study with 80 participants per season showed that yawning in response to photos only happened 24 percent of the time during summer, compared to 45% of the time during winter. Research also suggests that a yawn cannot be completed without closing your eyes.