The Five Senses
Some people are visual learners, meaning they can learn best
is they see something being demonstrated.
Visual learners need to see what is being taught to them, like
a math problem, if they are shown how to work it using
various examples then the learner will understand it instead
of if someone just gives them a formula
The best way for visual learners to remember is by looking at
images, colors and maps
For this type of learner it is best to use images instead of text
If you learn best by listening then you are a auditory learners
Auditory learners can listen to a lecture and easily learn what
is important and remember almost everything that was said.
It would be best for auditory learners to use sound or rhythm
in their learning
Recordings of a class lecture helps auditory learners pull
more out of a class
Those who learn best by touch are called physical learners
These people learn best by physical activity
The best way for physical learners to learn is relate what they
are learning to real life
It would also help you learn if draw out diagrams that will
also help learn the required materials.
Using smell to remember
Many ignore their sense of smell, which is natural for the
brain to do.
But really your sense of smell can help you gather
information about their environment.
It will also help you remember what different places smell
Stimulating the Senses
You must stimulate your senses while learning or your brain
will lose focus and not pay attention
It is important to know how you learn best, so you can find
how to study the information your given and get the most
out of it
Help with stimulating your senses
It helps all your senses to be in big, open, quite spaces to
It also helps to rest frequently, when you are studying for
long periods of time. Take a break every 45 minutes or so to
ease your mind and then hit the books again
More help with stimulating your
Try different types of learning methods. If you are a visual
learner try to learn by just listening and see how it works for
Get a positive attitude towards what your learning. Your
attitude will make a large difference in what you take out of a
lecture or while reading your notes
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