Facts you never knew

By Kristin Piombino via prdaily.com   Article

Listening facts you never knew

“For example, did you know that we derive 55 percent of a message’s meaning from the speaker’s facial expressions, 38 percent from how he says the message and 7 percent from the actual words spoken?

Here are a few more facts:

  • We listen to people at a rate of 125-250 words per minute, but think at 1,000-3,000 words per minute.
  • Less than 2 percent of people have had any formal education on how to listen.
  • Images go into your long term memory, whereas words live in your short term memory.

Take a look at the graphic for more:”

http://www.prdaily.com/Uploads/Public/Images/How-we-communicate.jpg

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