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All You Need to Know About the ‘Learning Styles’ Myth, in Two Minutes

All You Need to Know About the ‘Learning Styles’ Myth, in Two Minutes | Science Debunking Learning Styles and Personality Quizzes | Scoop.it
The myth of preferred learning styles states that people learn better when they are taught in a way that matches their preferred style. Yet there is little evidence to support this claim, and plenty of reason to doubt it.
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In depth article with great explanations. 

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The Eyes Don’t Have It: Lie Detection and Neuro-Linguistic Programming

The Eyes Don’t Have It: Lie Detection and Neuro-Linguistic Programming | Science Debunking Learning Styles and Personality Quizzes | Scoop.it
The Eyes Don’t Have It: Lie Detection and Neuro-Linguistic Programming
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Research piece about how there is no science behind the suggestion of eyes looking one way or another indicates lying. Researched in the UK. 

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PerformanceXpress — Shooting the MBTI Sacred Cow–Personality or Palm Reading?

PerformanceXpress — Shooting the MBTI Sacred Cow–Personality or Palm Reading? | Science Debunking Learning Styles and Personality Quizzes | Scoop.it
It was in graduate school when I first heard about the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI). I completed the test; and it is not the results that I remember, it is the feeling--a jolly good feeling. The test score showed a pretty portrait. I recognized myself in it, and I liked what I saw.
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Another interesting article suggesting that there's no scientific basis here. 

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Believe it or not, "learning styles" don't exist | Big Think

Believe it or not, "learning styles" don't exist | Big Think | Science Debunking Learning Styles and Personality Quizzes | Scoop.it
What false belief is held by 93% of British teachers?
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This was tweeted by Cathy Moore (@Catmoore): Good video debunking of "We must teach to specific learning styles"

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Everything You've Ever Been Told About How You Learn Is A Lie

Everything You've Ever Been Told About How You Learn Is A Lie | Science Debunking Learning Styles and Personality Quizzes | Scoop.it
Three myths your teachers told you about how your brain learns, debunked
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Looks at myths such as learning styles and left/right brain.
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Why We're More Creative When We're Tired and 9 Other Surprising Facts About How Our Brains Work - - The Buffer Blog

Why We're More Creative When We're Tired and 9 Other Surprising Facts About How Our Brains Work - - The Buffer Blog | Science Debunking Learning Styles and Personality Quizzes | Scoop.it
One of the key questions we ask ourselves as humans is this: how our brain works. We collected 10 of the most surprising facts about how our brain works and hope it
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Point 3 in this article rebukes multi-tasking. The rest of the article about the brain, and the hyperlinks, is also interesting.
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Age of Distraction: Why It’s Crucial for Students to Learn to Focus

Age of Distraction: Why It’s Crucial for Students to Learn to Focus | Science Debunking Learning Styles and Personality Quizzes | Scoop.it
Learning to focus on one task while tuning out the many distractions vying for attention is a crucial life skill that some students are missing.
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At the end of this article is a small piece about the fallacy of multi-tasking. The rest is interesting about needing to develop focusing skills in children.
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The Myth of Learning Styles Infographic

The Myth of Learning Styles Infographic | Science Debunking Learning Styles and Personality Quizzes | Scoop.it
The Myth of Learning Styles Infographic plus a very informative article to Debunk the myth of Learning Styles!
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Great graphical representation of this information!

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Donald Clark Plan B: 10 facts about learning that are scientifically proven and interesting for teachers

Donald Clark Plan B: 10 facts about learning that are scientifically proven and interesting for teachers | Science Debunking Learning Styles and Personality Quizzes | Scoop.it
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A Don Clark blog about scientifically proven facts for learning. The comments are interesting to read too.

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Donald Clark Plan B: Fleming VAKuous learning styles?

Donald Clark Plan B: Fleming VAKuous learning styles? | Science Debunking Learning Styles and Personality Quizzes | Scoop.it
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Debunking the VAK learning styles.

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Donald Clark Plan B: Bandler NLP: No Longer Plausible: training’s shameful, fraudulent cult?

Donald Clark Plan B: Bandler NLP: No Longer Plausible: training’s shameful, fraudulent cult? | Science Debunking Learning Styles and Personality Quizzes | Scoop.it
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Don Clark blogs about lack of scientific evidence for NLP.

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Say Goodbye to MBTI, the Fad That Won't Die

Say Goodbye to MBTI, the Fad That Won't Die | Science Debunking Learning Styles and Personality Quizzes | Scoop.it
My name is Adam Grant, and I am an INTJ. That’s what I learned from a wildly popular personality test, which is taken by more than 2.5 million people a year, and used by 89 of the Fortune 100
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Everything You've Ever Been Told About How You Learn Is A Lie

Everything You've Ever Been Told About How You Learn Is A Lie | Science Debunking Learning Styles and Personality Quizzes | Scoop.it
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Well written introduction to understanding the lack of science behind Learning Styles. 

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New Voices: Helpful categorisation or limiting label? | The Psychologist

New Voices: Helpful categorisation or limiting label? | The Psychologist | Science Debunking Learning Styles and Personality Quizzes | Scoop.it
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A teenager's experience and reflection on MBTI.

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Brain Science: Are Learning Styles Valid? by Art Kohn : Learning Solutions Magazine

Brain Science: Are Learning Styles Valid? by Art  Kohn : Learning Solutions Magazine | Science Debunking Learning Styles and Personality Quizzes | Scoop.it
During the last 30 years, the notion of learning styles has become popular in corporate training. This
month’s column
explores the concept of learning styles and examines the evidence about its pedagogical effectiveness.
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If we don't have learning styles - what do we have?

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Do you want to make a difference in L&D, or do you want to be liked?

Do you want to make a difference in L&D, or do you want to be liked? | Science Debunking Learning Styles and Personality Quizzes | Scoop.it
June is an important month for Learning and Development (L&D). It’s Debunk Learning Styles month. It's important for the profession, and it's important to each of us individually in L&D bec...
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Don eloquently writes about why we should question practices based on the lack of empirical scientific evidence. You don't need to be rude, you can just ask where people get their information from. 

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Will at Work Learning: How Much Do People Forget?

Will at Work Learning: How Much Do People Forget? | Science Debunking Learning Styles and Personality Quizzes | Scoop.it
This blog post is excerpted from the full report, How Much Do People Forget? Click here to download the full report. You may also access the report---and many other reports---by going to my catalog page by clicking here. Everybody Wants...
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An interesting look at the Ebbinghaus forgetting curve theory about how much people really do forget. 

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Change Magazine - September-October 2010

Change Magazine - September-October 2010 | Science Debunking Learning Styles and Personality Quizzes | Scoop.it
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In-depth article shared by @LearnPatch with interesting elements such as about why we should care on this subject.

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Age of Distraction: Why It’s Crucial for Students to Learn to Focus

Age of Distraction: Why It’s Crucial for Students to Learn to Focus | Science Debunking Learning Styles and Personality Quizzes | Scoop.it
Learning to focus on one task while tuning out the many distractions vying for attention is a crucial life skill that some students are missing.
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At the end of this article is a small piece about the fallacy of multi-tasking. The rest is interesting about needing to develop focusing skills in children.
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Letting go of Learning Styles

Letting go of Learning Styles | Science Debunking Learning Styles and Personality Quizzes | Scoop.it
I’ve been thinking about writing this post about learning styles for a while now. It’s an area that I’m sure everyone in the training and learning industry has had contact with at some point. The i...
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Matt references some thinking about learning styles.

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Neil Fox on the Brass Eye special

"Genetically, paedophiles have more genes in common with crabs than they do with you and me. Now that is scientific fact. There's no real evidence for it, bu...
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A funny clip from satire Brass Eye about the need for evidence...

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Donald Clark Plan B: Amazing learning styles research

Donald Clark Plan B: Amazing learning styles research | Science Debunking Learning Styles and Personality Quizzes | Scoop.it
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Don Clark's blog about a large study of VAK learning styles.

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Donald Clark Plan B: Honey & Mumford All styles no substance?

Donald Clark Plan B: Honey & Mumford All styles no substance? | Science Debunking Learning Styles and Personality Quizzes | Scoop.it
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Debunking the Honey and Mumford learning styles.

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Learning with 'e's: Search results for learning styles

Learning with 'e's: Search results for learning styles | Science Debunking Learning Styles and Personality Quizzes | Scoop.it
learning, technology, education, steve, wheeler, social media, internet, mobile, school, teachers
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Steve Wheeler references academic works from an education perspecitve debunking learning styles.

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