We have all heard people claim to be “visual learners,” “auditory learners,” or some other type of learner. The belief that people have their own individual learning styles is very prevalent and has become an enormous industry.
However, the major problem with this idea, according to Dr. Robert Bjork (UCLA), is that there is no evidence for it! Watch this video to hear about how the idea of individual learning styles not only lacks scientific merit, but how such a belief can be detrimental to learning.
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