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Are women better listeners than men?1.
Can you be more likeable by listening more?2.
When did you start listening? 3.
Is listening exercise? 4.
How much time do college students spend listening? 5.
Who cares about good listening? 6.
Some Burning Questions…
Listening Speaking Reading Writing
Learned 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Used Most Next to most Next to least Least
Taught Least Next to least Next to most Most
Modes of communication:
When you are trying to listen and pay attention to too many things ○
Message Overload •
Thinking about other things ○
You think you know what they're going to say so you don’t listen ○
Faulty Assumption •
Hearing Problems •
Noise in the distance ○
External noise •
Why should I bother listening? ○
What's in it for me?○
Lack of Apparent Advantages •
Whey we don’t listen
In a recorded conversation where one student talked 80% of the time and
the other student talked 20% of the time, the person who talked the most
was disliked the most by people who viewed the conversation.
So there are these two college students….
Men interrupt conversations far more often than women. •
Men typically interrupt to gain control of the conversation. •
Women interrupt less than men, on average . •
Women interrupt to communication agreement, elaborate on the
speaker's idea, or simply to participate in the conversation.
Are women really better listeners than men?
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