The brain is very fascinating and equally as popular for propagating information. Not all of them are true. Neuromyths describe common misconceptions that may have once been based on a scientifc fact but were then misinterpreted. Neuromyths may also derive from misrepresentations based on originally scientific facts that were later deliberately distorted in order to serve a certain purpose. Neuromyths are common in many areas, including in education. But, such misconceptions are more than “simply not true”. They can lead to serious misinterpretations or negative consequences for those affected. This is particularly unfortunate when we talk about young people. One such myth is the scientifically unfunded propagation of learning styles. That is why our next Did-You–Know-GIF makes sure to tell you: Learning styles are a myth!
Read more in: Stop propagating the learning style myths (by P. Kirschner) or in the Neuromyths blog series for BOLD (Blog on Learning and Development) by A. Brookman-Byne.
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