Hearing vs. Listening

There is a difference between hearing and Listening. Hearing is physiological and passive. Listening is active and requires focus and intention. When the ear is unable to perceive certain high frequencies, it often struggles to actively listen to some of the information entering the system. This trouble with listening can produce the following traits:

  • Short Attention Span
  • Over-Sensitivity to Sound
  • Misinterpretation of of questions or sounds
  •  Poor reading comprehension
  • Uncoordinated
  • Clumsy
  •  Dyslexia
  •  Low-energy
  • Procrastination
  •  Depression
  • Hyperactivity
  • Poor self-confidence
  • Irritability
  •  Low motivation
  • Inability to follow instructions
  • Lack of musicality