(WJBK) - There may be more to a yawn than meets the eye. According to a new study from the University of Pisa, yawns are more contagious among women.
Researchers looked at roughly 1,400 yawning bouts during a five year span and found women were twice as likely to catch a yawn then men. Evidence suggests that might have something to do with empathy.
That is because experts say women more often have the ability to step into someone else's shoes and really understand what they are feeling.