The idea of everyone having a personalized learning style, or their own way of processing new information, dates back to the days of Aristotle, as he observed the different talents, abilities, and individualized behaviors of children. Each child and every person naturally leans towards specific styles and distinctively organizes, processes, and retains information and ideas presented to them in an individualized manner.
Not only do learning styles affect the way you understand information, but they also influence the way others present or teach information. For example, your instructor also leans toward particular learning styles also and they affect how he or she teaches. You will have greater success in your educational endeavors as you learn more about your own learning style and how to identify the learning styles of others.