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Sunday, October 24, 2010

Yawning Is One Of The Best-Kept Secrets In Neuroscience- Reduce Anxiety and Hypertension

Go Ahead Yawn!

Go ahead: Laugh if you want (though you’ll benefit your brain more if you smile), but in my professional opinion, yawning is one of the best-kept secrets in neuroscience. Even my colleagues who are researching meditation, relaxation, and stress reduction at other universities have overlooked this powerful neural-enhancing tool. However, yawning has been used for many decades in voice therapy as an effective means for reducing performance anxiety and hypertension in the throat.

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