Blog Post 5

!-The difference between hearing and listening is that with hearing you can sit there and hear everything that’s going on around you it requires no effort at all whereas with listening you are actually paying attention to what’s going on around you actively with the intent to understand. I strongly believe that we make the choice of what we listen to, When we listen to things we are choosing to listen to it. We make these choices by considering what is important to listen to and what is not.Structural features could also play part in how we listen to things.We might want to listen to specific things that we feel matter more.

2-Schafer and Krukowski discuss the relationship between sound and space by talking to us about how sound is always around us. Schafer believes sound comes from culture and environment, and by not paying close attention to noise it  can impact our everyday activities and even beliefs. Krukowski explains that social interactions within space are becoming less accessible due to technology. The use of technology is causing us not to use our sensory systems, preventing us from enjoying the things surrounding us.