Listening vs hearing

You'll want to listen well to this piece.
12 January 2022
Presented by Katie King


Struggling to hear?


Hearing and listening… is there a difference? I am sure that we have all been guilty of letting our minds drift out of a conversation before realising and immediately trying to tune back in. New research published in Cell Reports describes how brain activity varies during listening and hearing and how this work sheds light on neural pathways linked to attention. Katie King spoke with author Tania Barkat to find out the difference between hearing and listening…


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