Visual, Auditory and Kinaesthetic Learning Preferences

Everyone has preferences for how information is perceived organised and processed. Ask yourself these simple questions:

  • Do you remember faces rather than names?
  • Can you focus if a speaker is talking but not using any visuals?
  • Do you find you need to take notes or do something with your hands when you concentrate?

Essentially visual learners learn through what they see, auditory from what they hear and kinaesthetic from activity or doing something. While some people can make use of more than one learning style most people have a preference for one style.

Try the VAK Learning Style Quiz


Visual learners



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