Evidence Against the Existence of Learning Styles

Articles Discussing the Learning Styles Myth 

I am the first to point out that these resources are (as of now) secondary resources when primary resources (e.g., links to actual published studies) are ideal in the realm of advocacy and argumentation. Nevertheless, I opted for the former for readability and ease of access for the general reader. This are many more out there, and some will be added over time.

The Myth of ‘Learning Styles’  (The Atlantic)

Belief in Learning Styles Myth May Be Detrimental (American Psychological Association)

Learning Styles Debunked: There is No Evidence Supporting Auditory and Visual Learning, Psychologists Say (Association for Psychological Science)

Are You a Visual or an Auditory Learner? It Doesn’t Matter (New York Times Opinion)

No evidence to back idea of learning styles (The Guardian)


Have a good link that discusses the evidence? Please comment below.


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