Question and answer
Explain the differences between hearing and listening.
Hearing is merely the ability of ear to sense sounds around one, but, listening is more of conscious effort to interpret the sounds, requiring concentration of mind.
Get an answer
Original conversation
User: Explain the differences between hearing and listening.

Weegy: Hearing is merely the ability of ear to sense sounds around one, but, listening is more of conscious effort to interpret the sounds, requiring concentration of mind.
migzptz|Points 6378|

User: There are many forms of non-listening, such as pseudolistening, monopolizing, selective listening, defensive listening, ambushing and literal listening.

Weegy: I'll transfer you to one of our experts...
money.maker|Points 0|

User: what is Pseudolisten-

Weegy: The best way to describe the difference between hearing and listening is that: All listening is hearing, but not all hearing is listening. Example 1: My deaf nephew heard what you told me, [ because he can read lips. Or A classmate heard from your email that, you broke-up with your very first friend. He heard (understood) what was said because he was listening. {You may notice that sound is not part of the equation.} Example 2: The couple at the table next to mine were arguing, but I was trying not to pay attention and I don't know what was said. I heard them, but I wasn't listening. ]
Expert answered|awbi371|Points 30|

Question
Asked 8/21/2012 3:11:32 PM
0 Answers/Comments
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
Questions asked by the same visitor
define Pseudolistening
Weegy: Pseudo listening is a form of non-listening in which someone only pretends to listen when they really are not. Typical non-listening behavior includes smiling and nodding occasionally, and looking directly at the speaker. [ [ Other non-listening techniques include "stage-hogging" in which the listener changes the conversation on purpose so that the conversation is about him or her.For example, if someone is having a conversation about their work, the non-listener will chime in about something unrelated yet make the conversation the subject of him or her. The non-listener is deliberately trying to tune out what is being said and shows disrespect for the speaker. When the non-listener tunes out someone or changes the topic it?s because they are genuinely not interested in what is being said to them. In my opinion, this type of person just wants to maintain control over the conversation, which, to me is disrespectful. My daughter is a classic example of a pseudo listener because she acts just like her father. They are both the non-listening type. Whenever I tell her father something he automatically tunes me out or worse, talks over me. He has an annoying loud mouth just like his aunt and uncle. It seems just about everyone I have ever met in his family have the same rude, annoying habit of talking over people and tuning them out. They just want to control the conversation and change the topic to something of their liking. lortiz59.hubpages.com/.../comm.. ] ] (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 8/21/2012 3:31:58 PM
0 Answers/Comments
17,471,966 questions answered
Popular Conversations
A drama class has a total of 46 students. The number of females is ...
Weegy: 26 males and 19 females
9/21/2014 2:33:45 PM| 3 Answers
The Italian word for fish is pesce. Which sign of the zodiac is a ...
Weegy: A. Pisces User: Which of these modern words was created by modifying the word fanatic, which means "someone ...
9/21/2014 3:40:55 PM| 3 Answers
Whats 5+5? User: What is Japan?
9/21/2014 5:45:53 PM| 2 Answers
What is the rococo style?
9/21/2014 9:54:42 PM| 2 Answers
What is the value of p – (–3.5) when p = 8.2? User: What value of x ...
Weegy: –7.12 = –4.8 + x -7.12 = -4.8 + (-2.4) x = -2.4
9/22/2014 6:03:27 AM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
R
L
1
1
P
C
1
P
1
1
L
P
C
P
C
1
P
C
L
P
C
1
P
C
P
C
P
C
L
Points 2449 [Total 26847]| Ratings 5| Comments 2399| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
1
L
P
C
1
Points 2177 [Total 8708]| Ratings 9| Comments 2087| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
C
P
C
1
L
L
P
C
1
Points 1860 [Total 17799]| Ratings 13| Comments 1730| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
1
1
1
1
L
1
L
Points 1826 [Total 11606]| Ratings 0| Comments 1826| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
P
C
L
P
C
P
C
L
P
C
P
C
P
C
Points 1627 [Total 18799]| Ratings 6| Comments 1567| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
1
L
P
P
L
Points 622 [Total 11868]| Ratings 0| Comments 622| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
P
C
P
C
1
L
P
C
L
P
C
P
C
P
C
P
C
Points 564 [Total 19095]| Ratings 1| Comments 554| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
Points 550 [Total 1220]| Ratings 0| Comments 550| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
L
Points 439 [Total 5563]| Ratings 4| Comments 399| Invitations 0|Online
S
Points 64 [Total 64]| Ratings 2| Comments 34| Invitations 1|Offline
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | Social | ©2014 Purple Inc.