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October 2014

October 31: Seminar: The Physiology of Yawning:

Bioscience 1007

Melanie Shoup-Knox, PhD.
Department of Psychology, James Madison University

Yawning occurs across all five classes of vertebrates, suggesting an evolutionarily old but retained function.  Recently, it has been suggested that yawning may serve a thermoregulatory function.  The current research explores factors that contribute to central thermoregulation and examines the physiology of yawning that may contribute to such a function in both rats and humans.

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