Auditory Representation System

Many of the people you interact with, may use the auditory representation system (using sounds) to represent and share their experiences of the world. The below information summarizes how you can easily identify that an individual pre-dominantly uses an auditory representation system.

In order to effectively communicate with them, use keywords and phrases such as the ones listed below when you talk to them.

Eye Movement of an Auditory Person: Side-ways

  • To recollect a memory: Eyes move to the left (your right when you look at them).
  • To construct a thought into words : Eyes move to the right (your left when you look at them).

Words used by an Auditory Person

  • talk
  • sound
  • hear
  • discuss
  • interview
  • listen
  • loud
  • remark
  • rumor
  • say
  • speechless
  • tune-in
  • tune-out
  • harmony
  • orchestrate
  • ring
  • yell
  • sing
  • blah
  • blabber
  • silence
  • resonate
  • deaf
  • melliflous
  • dissonance
  • overtones
  • tell
  • attune
  • outspoken
  • announce
  • double-click
  • music

Phrases used by an Auditory Person

  • blah blah blah
  • he was blabbering
  • hear me out
  • can i sound this off you?
  • we need to maintain harmony
  • lets orchestrate this plan
  • does that ring a bell
  • she was singing praises
  • can i talk to you?
  • are you listening?
  • sounds like
  • tune into
  • bells ringing
  • alarm going off
  • keynote speaker
  • the power of speech
  • purrs like a kitten
  • give me an ear
  • grant an audience
  • hidden message
  • heard voices
  • hold your tongue
  • idle talk
  • loud and clear
  • manner of speaking
  • pay attention
  • i hear you
  • rap session
  • rings a bell
  • state your purpose
  • tongue-tied
  • tattle-tale
  • tune in/out
  • utterly
  • unheard of
  • voice an opinion

Characteristics of an Auditory Person

  • They listen carefully to what people have to say and accept it if it sounds right.
  • They remember events and experiences by the songs they were listening to at the time, or the tone of voice the person used.
  • Often they will tilt their heads in order to line their ear up to receive the sound most clearly.
  • These are the people who happily spend hours on a call.
  • They tend to have medium rhythm in speech.
  • Their speech pattern is well paced out.
  • They have a tendency to use a variation of pitch and timber.
  • They tend to gesture towards their chest or mouth and chin.
  • They breathe from the chest.
  • They breathe at a medium pace.
  • They process information as tables.
  • They may measure time with music.
  • They have excellent and rich choice of words.
  • They are good speakers.
  • They talk a lot.
  • They talk in long sentences.