Selective Hearing Is Real, But This Tip Will Help You Beat It

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Listen closely to show respect and hack your brain’s selective hearing.

Selective hearing isn’t just an excuse your significant other uses to avoid taking out the trash. It’s a real, scientific fact — the human brain decides what’s important based on audio and visual cues and “tunes out” everything else. Foster good relationships (both personal and professional) by making a point of listening closely to others. Nothing makes friends, relatives, and colleagues feel respected like giving them undivided attention. READ MORE...

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