The concept of learning styles has long been debunked, and yet they persist in all educational communities. This paper outlines why it is difficult to use theories of learning styles in practice: "the same term means different things to different teachers."
Papadatou-Pastou, Marietta, Anna K. Touloumakos, Christina Koutouveli, and Alexia Barrable. "The learning styles neuromyth: when the same term means different things to different teachers." European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020. doi:10.1007/s10212-020-00485-2.
There are many differences in learning, which do need to be considered and accommodated, but they cannot be summarised neatly into learning styles.
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