THIS STATEMENT IS FALSE,”WE LEARN PRIMARILY THROUGH ONE OF THESE, FOUR DIFFERENT STYLES: VISUAL, AUDITORY, READ-WRITE, AND KINESTHETIC (VARK).”

In order to learn and understand, many domains require that we incorporate multiple senses and several methods. For example, driving a car, cooking, baking, and playing baseball, all are most easily learned with the use of vision, hearing, and movement. Theoretical physics and applied math are more easily learned with the use of vision and hearing.

More recent understanding about how we learn and how to incorporate this into more effective teaching:

https://www.businessinsider.com/auditory-visual-kinesthetic-learning-styles-arent-real-2018-2

https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00444/full

Charles Tadros, M.D.

July 5, 2021

Saint Louis, Missouri

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