LiSI will assess how attentive a person is to a speaker, and whether he or she is an active participant in the listening process.



No. of questions: 54

Question type: Situational, self-report Estimated completion time: 15 minutes Shorter versions of assessment: N/A Recommended age level: 18+ Qualification Level: Class A

Compliance: APA standards; EEOC standards (gender, age, disability)


Report Includes:




Detailed narrative interpretation

Strengths and Limitations



Factors and Scales:

Overall Score plus 2 factors, divided into 7 scales:

Physical Attentiveness: Use of verbal and non-verbal language to indicate attentiveness

Mental Attentiveness: Mentally “tuning-in” to a speaker, and being willing and able to offer undi- vided attention

External Distractions: Ability to pay attention despite background noise

Conversation Flow: Tendency to interrupt or otherwise disrupt conversation flow 

Speaker to Listener Transition: Level of comfort with being the listener rather than speaker

Body Language: Use of body language to convey interest and attentiveness

Internal Distractions: Ability to pay attention despite internal conflict

Attention Span: Ability to pay attention to a speaker for an extended period of time

Hearing a Person Out: Ability to listen with an open mind


LiSI (Listening Skills Inventory)

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