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There is a difference between hearing and listening.

Seth S. Horowitz from the New York Times provides a great explanation, “the difference between the sense of hearing and the skill of listening is attention. Hearing is a vastly underrated sense. We tend to think of the world as a place that we see, interacting with things and people based on how they look. […]

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If You’re Feeling Tired, it Might be Time to Get Your Hearing Checked

If you have an untreated hearing loss it’s a foregone conclusion that extra effort is going to be required to understand what’s going on around you.  Hearing is no longer a passive event where you’re taking everything in and sorting out the meaning.  Instead, as a hearing impaired listener you are forced to expend extra […]

The Difference Between Hearing and Listening

There’s a big difference between hearing and listening.  Merriam-Webster defines hearing as: the process or function or perceiving sound.  Listening is defined as: to hear something with thoughtful attention. It’s possible to hear but not to listen, but it isn’t possible to listen if you’re unable to hear.  As hearing healthcare professionals our first goal […]