The Scientific Status of Learning Styles Theories

  title={The Scientific Status of Learning Styles Theories},
  author={Daniel T. Willingham and Elizabeth M. Hughes and David G. Dobolyi},
  journal={Teaching of Psychology},
  pages={266 - 271}
Theories of learning styles suggest that individuals think and learn best in different ways. These are not differences of ability but rather preferences for processing certain types of information or for processing information in certain types of way. If accurate, learning styles theories could have important implications for instruction because student achievement would be a product of the interaction of instruction and the student’s style. There is reason to think that people view learning… 

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