-As we make the observation hearing is from a background noise which don’t have anything proportional with what you are willing to hear. However, listening is from own will. Listening is the desire of paying attention to someone or something in the goal of gathering an information from it. We can state two differences example on hearing and listening. For example, a car honking at another car across the street is a hearing noise, while I am a listener of the train driver statement about the train retardment.
Yes we do have choice of listening to what we want. Listening is proper to us. We decide to listen to what we want by paying attention to what’s being said. Listening is translated by self will. The fact of giving an importance to a sound around us means that we are listening to it which conclude that we are using our hearing senses. In some cultures for example, listening is also measured by body language. In the kingdom of mandingue listening to someone without looking at the person and replying by some sounds is considered to be just a hearing. The interlocutor is waiting for some clues letting him know that his audience is paying attention to what he is saying.Many things can affect human being sense of listening. Let’s enumerate few of them such as ( lack of condensation, habit of being in constant echo places, lack of confidence etc..).
Schafer and Krukowski both tried their best to set a relation between sound and space. However, I think they perceived that space is the sound maker as its users constantly emit some echos.