Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Apologies Go Down Better Through Right Ear, Study Finds

Saying sorry into someone's right ear offers more chance of getting your message across, research shows Photo: GETTY

From The Telegraph:

Saying sorry isn’t always enough to earn forgiveness but you have more chance of getting your message across if you speak into someone’s right ear, research indicates.

Scientists found that when we are angry, the right ear becomes more receptive to sound than the left.

The discovery has led to the theory that by targeting the right ear, the penitent are more likely to succeed in talking someone round.

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