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4.3: Why Listening Is Difficult

  • Page ID
    14628
  • Learning Objectives

    1. Understand the types of noise that can affect a listener’s ability to attend to a message.
    2. Explain how a listener’s attention span can limit the listener’s ability to attend to a speaker’s message.
    3. Analyze how a listener’s personal biases can influence her or his ability to attend to a message.
    4. Define receiver apprehension and the impact it can have on a listener’s ability to attend to a message.

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    Ian T. McFarland – Listen – CC BY-SA 2.0.