Listening Links

ILA member Daniel Rosen invites us to make our voices heard on his website www.OnListening.net. He is compiling listening podcasts where people share their insights and experiences of listening to others, to their own bodies, to data, and to themselves.

Listeners Unite is a website that includes a library of listening quotes, resources, poems about listening, memes, and more. Listeners Unite was developed by ILA member, Linda Eve Diamond. https://www.ListenersUnite.com 

This short video (1:47) demonstrates the urge to rescue rather than listen https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4EDhdAHrOg

A Close Reader of Illness by Corine Jansen describes how listening to patient narratives will let the careprovider restore the central role of the patient’s own story in the healing process http://corinejansen.com/2017/01/08/a-close-reader-illness/

Fish grow faster when they listen to music. Researchers at Harvard trained three koi carp to press a button when they heard either Bach’s oboe concertos, or the blues of John Lee Hooker, and biologists in Athens have found that carp grew faster when they had been listening to Mozart. http://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/not-so-cold-friendly-fish-have-feelings-too-6tm73p7z2

ILA member Kay Lindahl’s blog is at www.thelisteningmuse.blogspot.com

Marc Wong’s blog is at http://www.8steplisten.com/blog/4

A short video about listening to a partner and some listening quotes at http://www.values.com/listening

The Empathy Museum. A Mile in my Shoes. Walk in someone else’s shoes (literally!) and  listen through headphones to a story about their life. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=60em6n_j8Io

Documentary made by Patrick Shen ‘In Pursuit of Silence’. In a Japanese forest, scientists show that listening to the sound of wind in the greenery increases happiness – and, more tangibly, lowers the heart rate and boosts the immune system.   http://www.pursuitofsilence.com/

Active Listening is at the top of a list of transferable knowledge and skills required for life and work in the 21st Century:  https://www.nap.edu/catalog/13398/education-for-life-and-work-developing-transferable-knowledge-and-skills

The role of listening in building trust in business and in person. www.deseretnews.com/article/865660606/Listening-helps-show-compassion-build-trust-Hank-Smith-shares-during-BYU-Education-Week.html

Check out 10 ways to have a better conversation  https://www.ted.com/talks/celeste_headlee_10_ways_to_have_a_better_conversation?language=en

ILA member Avinash Choudhari ‘s blog on Listening with Your Heart http://avinash2611.blogspot.co.uk/2016/10/listening-with-your-heart.html

Making conferences into places where listening happens: Listen: Don’t just hear http://eventgarde.com/blog/entry/listen-dont-just-hear

Listening across Lives - new listening textbook. Chapters by ILA members Andrew Wolvin, Laura Janusik, Margarete Imhof, Chris Bond, Rick Bommelje and Kay Lindahl, co-edited by another ILA Member Molly Stoltz. https://he.kendallhunt.com/product/listening-across-lives

Ruby Wax’s Frazzled Caf├ęs underlining the importance of Listening for mental health?  http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/ruby-wax/ruby-wax-frazzled-cafes_b_9867832.html

How politicians say they are listening when they are not

After the Brexit vote, Rufus Norris, the director of the National Theatre in London embarked on an ambitious countrywide listening project to shed some light on the subject. Conversations with shepherds, shop workers, doctors, children, pensioners, fishermen and people without work, all contributed to his new play, My Country: https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2017/feb/27/rufus-norris-we-are-living-in-an-age-of-extreme-selfishness

ILA member Professor Avi Kluger on Listening and Its Enemies  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0w6syW5qIT8  (Professor Kluger switches to English after the introduction.)

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