Jason G. Goldman

Jason G. Goldman is a scientist and blogger for Scientific American.... read more

Ever Wonder Why Yawns Are Contagious?

When is a yawn just a yawn? When is a yawn more than a yawn? Contagious yawning -- the increase in likelihood that you will yawn after watching or hearing someone else yawn -- has been of particular interest to researchers in many fields. In this post, we'll explore different studies and conclusions. ...more
@afmarcom ;) Sometime have to mix it with fun psychology posts! Have a great day...more

Is Chicken Soup Really Good for the Soul?

It's no secret that people often consume comfort food when they experience negative emotions, as an attempt to create within themselves a more positive emotional state. But just what exactly is it about chicken soup that makes it soothe the soul? ...more
@BlogHer @blogherhealth Yes! Comfort food is the best in every way. In fact, I enjoyed some of ...more