Dorie Dillard Austin TX, NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones (Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899)

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Amanda Christiansen
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My wife's research shows that I only have half a brain.  #truestory

May 14, 2016 12:28 AM
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One day a group of husbands and wives went to a scientific program. The doctor there was showing them brains from real peopleand telling how expensive it would be to buy one. He said it was five million dollars for a female brain and ten million dollars for a male brain. The men snickered, thinking they knew why. One of the women said, ''Well, why is that, sir?'' The doctor answered, "The men's brains cost more, for they have never been used."

 

May 14, 2016 12:47 AM
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Hmmm.  Why am I not surprised?  

May 14, 2016 04:34 AM
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Thanks Dorie!  Finally someone saying I use my brain!

May 14, 2016 03:07 AM
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Research shows that men have 2 brains and choose which one to use at different times. LOL!

May 14, 2016 01:42 AM
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Is that my problem   lol

May 14, 2016 01:21 AM
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I have heard that before. So guess who does a better job of listening?

May 14, 2016 01:02 AM
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Raymond E. Camp
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So that is why we only hear what we want to?

May 14, 2016 12:36 AM
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And, the question is?  LOL

May 14, 2016 12:05 AM
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Dorie Dillard well, my wife does not agree with this research - I just checked with her...

(She believes 50% is too much!)

May 14, 2016 03:38 PM
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And sometimes I can zone out with both sides, I cant help it but it does happen.

May 14, 2016 01:47 PM
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That is Not true...we use both lobes unless it is our wives talking

May 14, 2016 01:14 PM
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If a man speaks in the forest and there is no woman around to hear him, is he still wrong?

May 14, 2016 01:01 PM
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Larry Johnston
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Were the researchers Men or Women?  

  • If they were men, they may have meant they are so smart, they only have to use half of their brain.  
  • If they were women researchers they probably meant that women were twice as smart!    
May 14, 2016 09:43 AM
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That is why there is always a powerful woman guiding a successful man.

May 14, 2016 08:47 AM
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Dorie,

Anthropology studies suggest that men need the other half to go to battle. and women stayed home nurtured and observed.  We needed both lobes to that,!  A

May 14, 2016 08:37 AM
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That doesn't surprise me. My husband only halfway listens. 

May 14, 2016 07:44 AM
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I've read the comments and I still find myself sitting here wondering what to say.

Crickets.

May 14, 2016 06:37 AM
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Gabe Sanders
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The male chauvinist part of me says that's because we don't need all of our brains to listen and can work on other things with the other half.    

May 14, 2016 04:26 AM
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Lyn Sims
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Yes I knew that & also ties into your other question about listening.

May 14, 2016 01:48 AM
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So this means men are twice as smart?

May 14, 2016 01:42 AM
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I would question that research.

Of course, it does make sense when so many women have so much to say that absolutely no one wants to hear, so men have a highly developed survival skill of selective listening. 

Interesting research would be: "While in selective listening mode, what are the trigger words that get through the noise?"

I do not find women better listeners by any measure. Not a scientific study.

May 14, 2016 12:36 AM
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Dorie Dillard this would suggest that men have more than half a brain...

May 14, 2016 01:28 PM
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Not surprised at all - we are multi-faceted in so many ways.

May 14, 2016 08:02 AM
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it is simple. men only have 1/2 a brain. they are more efficient. they use all of what they have :)

May 14, 2016 05:31 AM
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Inna Ivchenko
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It is not how we listen but how we process the received information;) 

May 14, 2016 04:21 AM
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I have seen many forms & takes on this. If I told you your house was on fire or your car was stolen, I would have your full attention guaranteed.

May 14, 2016 03:33 AM
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Attention span is very limited..... 

We got one mouth but two ears. Men turn off their hearing when someone says things they do not want to hear.

May 14, 2016 02:50 AM
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Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Hi Carol Williams It's the answer to the question I asked the other day..who are better listeners..men or women?

May 14, 2016 01:06 AM