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:”