This Will Make You Rethink Learning Styles

August 10, 2017 — Leave a comment

If this video isn’t enough consider the following resources that debunk learning styles:

Willingham’s Learning Styles FAQ – http://www.danielwillingham.com/learning-styles-faq.html (lots of additional links to the research literature –

The Myth of Learning Styles – http://www.changemag.org/archives/back%20issues/september-october%202010/the-myth-of-learning-full.html

Learning Styles Debunked: There is No Evidence Supporting Auditory and Visual Learning, Psychologists Say – Association for Psychological Science (APS) – http://www.psychologicalscience.org/index.php/news/releases/learning-styles-debunked-there-is-no-evidence-supporting-auditory-and-visual-learning-psychologists-say.html

Learning Myths Vs. Learning Facts – http://psychlearningcurve.org/learning-myths-vs-learning-facts/

Teachers must ditch ‘neuromyth’ of learning styles, say scientists
http://www.theguardian.com/education/2017/mar/13/teachers-neuromyth-learning-styles-scientists-neuroscience-education

Peer-Reviewed Scientific Articles
Pashler, H., McDaniel, M., Rohrer, D., & Bjork, R. (2008). Learning styles: Concepts and evidence. Psychological Science in the Public Interest, 9(3), 105-119.

Rohrer, D., & Pashler, H. (2012). Learning styles: Where’s the evidence? Medical Education, 46(7), 634-635.

Klitmøller, J. (2015). Review of the methods and findings in the Dunn and Dunn learning styles model research on perceptual preferences. Nordic Psychology, 67(1), 2-26.

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