Psy 270 Week 4 Learning Style Analysis

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For weeks four and five we read Dirsken, chapters two and four. There were several key points throughout these two chapters, but three stood out to me the most. The first key point is from Chapter Two, and it is the four different learning styles. These styles are, Kinesthetic, Aural, Visual, and Read or Write. Kinesthetic learning can be classified as trial and error learning; learning by performing the task. Personally, it is not until I perform the task that I gain the confidence within myself that I have actually believe that I understand. The second style is Aural, which is to listen, discuss, talk, and question. This relates to me because I want to know every piece of information that is available to me, and I want to question every aspect that I do not…show more content…
The third learning type is Visual, this can include graphs, charts, diagrams, etc. Learning something literally by seeing the big picture in front of you. Personally, I love seeing the big picture, and honestly I don’t know anyone that doesn’t. When I am trying to put together something, for example hooking up a Wi-Fi I want to not only be able to read the instructions off the pamphlet, but I want to be able to see step by step picture examples. The fourth learning style is Read or Write, and this can consist of lists and notes. I like writing all my notes out when studying for a test rather than simply reading off the slides given to me. I use this tactic when studying for every test. I use all of these methods to effectively learn, making me multimodal. In Chapter four we learned that there is more than one type of memory. There is Declarative or Sematic Memory is the things that you know without a doubt and can describe it and use facts and talk about it for as long as you need. For example, I could tell you everything you need to know about how to make an

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