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Learning Styles

  • By: Daniel T. Willingham
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

Theories of learning styles suggest that learning varies across individuals, based on how the person perceives material (e.g., visually vs. auditorily) or how the person thinks about it (e.g., trying to solve a problem sequentially vs. trying to think about it ...