Neurophamacology of Yawning

  • Gregory T. Collins, Jose R. Eguibar
  • January 2010, Karger Publishers
  • DOI: 10.1159/000307085

A review of the neuronal organization that participate on yawning

What is it about?

A review of all pharmacological agents that are able to modify yawning frequency

Why is it important?

It is the most review of the role of different pharmacological agents that impact yawning frequency


Dr. Jose R. Eguibar
Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla

The neural circuits that participate on yawning are fundamental to discern the physiological role of this innate behavior that is relates to awakening, , boring, changes in brain temperature, activation of sympathetic system, circulatory changes among others

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