Galvan says, "This is the first study to use a realistic situation to show that overhearing
a cell phone conversation is a uniquely intrusive and memorable event.
a whole conversation does not divert listeners' attention, the investigators assert.
Shepherded by those teens and parents who traveled back and forth between the big and small tables, the runners and crawlers also moved about us, overhearing
and storing impressions, gathering tidbits they would someday repeat in hushed or happy tones, and keeping us connected to the present and the future.
Researchers said that overhearing
one half of a phone conversation is so distracting because your brain finds it hard to predict what words will come next.
A survey of 2,000 executives showed the most common places for overhearing
confidential business conversations were restaurants, airport lounges and hotel lobbies.
a conversation sparked a career spanning a quarter of a century for a Teesside teacher.
LAKE HUGHES - School officials will hold a parents meeting tonight to discuss a playground incident in which a student reported overhearing
a fifth-grader threaten to bring a gun to school and kill people.
Researchers at Cornell University including Lauren Emberson, doctoral candidate in psychology at Cornell University, and Michael Goldstein, assistant professor of psychology at Cornell say that we are distracted from overhearing
half of a conversation-a halfalogue-but not overhearing
both sides of a conversation.