What's Your Learning Style?



If you are a visual learner, you may tend to use phrases like these:- Let's look at it differently.- See how this works for you.- I can't quite picture it.- Let's draw a diagram or map.- I'd like to get a different perspective.- I never forget a face.

images, colors, shapes

I use layout and spatial organization to make associations

mind mapping

replacing words with images

colors to highlight important concepts

occipital and parietal lobes



If you are a social learner, here are some other phrases you may also use:- Let's work together on this.- We can work it out.- Tell me what you are thinking.Help me understand this.- Let's pull some people together to discuss.- Let's explore our options.

prefer to work through issues, ideas and problems with a group.

enjoy working with a 'clicking' or synergistic group of people

observational learning or modeling

frontal and temporal lobes



If you are an aural learner, you may use these phrases:- That sounds about right.- That rings a bell.- It's coming through loud and clear.- Tune in to what I'm saying.- Clear as a bell.- That's music to my ears.

using sound, rhyme and music in your learning

sound recordings

mnemonics and acrostics as part of songs

temporal lobes



You may tend to use phrases like these:- Tell me word for word.- Let's talk later.- The word you're looking for is- I hear you but I'm not sure I agree.- Let me spell it out for you.- In other words

speaking and writing

assertions and scripting

reading content aloud


temporal and frontal lobes



If you are a logical learner, you may use phrases like these:- That's logical.- Follow the process, procedure, or rules.- There's no pattern to this.- Let's make a list.- We can work it out.- Quantify it, or prove it!

using logic, reasoning and systems

extracting key points from learning material

support your points with logical examples or statistics

like creating agendas, itineraries, and to-do lists,

enjoy using strategies and simulation

parietal lobes, especially the left side



You may tend to use phrases like these:- That feels right to me.- I can't get a grip on this.- Stay in touch.- Get in touch with- That doesn't sit right with me.- I have good feelings about this.- My gut is telling me- I follow your drift.

using your body, hands and sense of touch

writing and drawing diagrams

using physical feelings and objects for assertions and scripting

cerebellum and the motor cortex



Here are some other phrases you may also use:- I'd like some time to think it over.- This is what I think or feel about that.- I'd like to get away from everyone for a while.- I'll get back to you on that.

working alone, self-study


frontal and parietal lobes, and the limbic system