Listening in Interpersonal Communication (The Stages of Listening (What…
Listening in Interpersonal Communication
The Stages of Listening
What is listening
- It is defined as receiving, understanding what you receiving, remembering, evaluating, and respond .
- Is receiving messages both verbal and non-verbal. To increase this stage focus attention, maintain your role.
- is when you understand the message that is being told to you, to increase this stage see the speakers messages from the speakers point of view.
- is listening to the people talking to you. If somebody said there going to buy a new car, remember that and ask about the car later. To increase this stage focus your attention on the central ideas, then when being told names repeat them so you remember them and don't forget.
- is listening to the message being told to you and then judging what is being told. To increase this stage resist evaluation, distinguish facts from opinions.
- there are two responses, one you think of while the person talks to you, and another is after the person is done talking. To increase this stage express support and understanding.
Describe the four major barriers to effective listening.
- such as watching tv, texting, remove as much barriers as possible to be able to pay attention.
Biases and Prejudices
- is when you listen to somebody in different stereotypes. Such as listening to somebody differently because of there race, age, or gender.
Lack of Appropriate focus-
- not listening and loosing focus. Thinking of other things that are not relevant.
- when you think you know what the person talking is gonna say so you stop listening 100%. Always let the speaker say what there gonna say before you answer.
- is understanding what a person is feeling- listen with some empathy, Feel what there feeling, see the world as they see the world. See from the speakers point of view.
- Is listening to what the person has to say without interrupting the speaker, give supportive listening clues, Maintain eye contact.
when you listen like this you think logically and dispassionately, keep and open mind, and avoid filtering.
- one of the most important communication skills. Paraphrase what the speaker is saying so you understand better on there meaning, Ask questions if you don't understand.
Listen, Culture, Gender
is where you were raised and that will influence your listening
Gender and Culture
- Men and women learn different way of listening like verbal and nonverbal messages.
Women listen better then men because they give more signs that there listening as the other person is talking.