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Most people prefer right ear for listening

Most people prefer to be addressed in their right ears in everyday settings and are more likely to do a favor when the request is received in their right ears rather than their left ones, new research suggests

Auditory processing in the brain

Sounds received through our right ear is mainly processed in the left brain half and sounds coming into our left ear are mainly processed in the right half.

Strengthening ear dominance

Reading and writing is so closely related to hearing and speech, that it is highly recommended to test for ear dominance when there are concerns in that area. Whilst it is quite easy to check for hand, foot and eye dominance, this is somewhat more complicated for ear dominance and in general specialist help will be required to test this.