Women Prefer to HearWomen probably always felt this. There is a rather famous quote from American actress Judy Garland (the probably most known movie with her is The Wizard of Oz). It is from her poem My Love Is Lost (1939) that she printed, bound into book form and gave to several of her closest friends.
"Now, nothing but memories of every smile, every kiss,
Recently several quotes from Lou Paget on this subject become rather widespread in Internet including such an authoritative site as Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. The quotes are from Lou Paget book "How To Give Her Absolute Pleasure" (Broadway Books, 2000).
"Women fall in love between their ears and men through their eyes"
"Men tend to be visual creatures... Women are more aural..."
It is probably a pure coincidence but in the same 2000 year Lou Paget observation was confirmed by a scientific research. Its results were presented Tuesday, Nov. 28, at the 86th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).
It turned out that men listen with only one side of their brain, while women listen with both sides.
I believe that it was a kind of injustice that men usually can see family photo near the calendar (even computer one) while women cannot listen to their husband or children voices. So I made Your Voice Reminder software calendar and time manager that not only can show images but also allows easily recording date / time announcement and voice messages. Now computer can say the time periodically with the voice of the person you love and record the time announcement becomes as easy as to say 29 words. Specially for the long distance relationship I included the possibility to e-mail recoded date / time announcement to your friend.
Vadim Motorine, the author.