Will, M. (2019, September 5). Teachers Still Believe in ‘Learning Styles’ and Other Myths About Cognition. Retrieved September 5, 2019.

More than three-fourths of teachers think that people are either right-brained (creative) or left-brained (analytical), and that those designations affect how they learn. And nearly all teachers endorsed the idea of “learning styles”—meaning that students learn more when their teachers tailor instruction to their individual styles, such as auditory, visual, or kinesthetic. However, research does not back up these ideas.

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