If you’re curious about the type of learner you are, take this twenty question quiz.
My brain usage profile is:
Auditory : 53%
Visual : 46%
Left : 37%
Right : 62%
What does that really mean? According to the summary:
Valerie, you show a slight right-hemisphere dominance with a moderate preference for auditory processing, an unusual and somewhat paradoxical combination of characteristics.
You are drawn to a random and sometimes nonchalant synthesis of material. You learn as it seems important to a specific situation, and might even develop a resentment of others who attempt to direct your learning down a specific channel.
Your right-hemispheric dominance provides a structure that is only loosely organized and one which processes entire swatches of reality, overlooking details. You are emotional in your reactions and perceptual more than logical in your approach, although you can impose structure and a language base when necessary.
Your auditory preference, on the other hand, implies that you process information sequentially and unidimensionally. This combination of right-brain and auditory modes creates conflict, as you want to process data more rapidly than your natural processes allow.
Your tendency to be creative and free-flowing is accompanied by sufficient ability to organize and be logical, allowing you a reasonable degree of success in a number of different endeavors. You take in information methodically and systematically which can then be synthesized rapidly. In this manner, you manage to function consistently well, although certainly less efficiently than you desire.
You prefer the abstract and are a theoretician at heart while retaining the ability to be practical. You find the symbolism in a great deal of what you encounter and are something of a “mystic.”
With regards to your lifestyle, you have the mentality which would be good as a philosopher, writer, journalist, or instructor, or possibly as a systems designer or social worker. Perhaps most important is your ability to “listen to your inner voice” as a mode of skipping over unnecessary steps to achieve your goals.
Me, paradoxical? ROFL. Nevah. Take the test! It’s fun! You know you want to!
Katie Hart says
I did it! http://writingchristiannovels.blogspot.com/2009/04/i-always-knew-i-was-visual-learner.html
That was a fun quiz and not at all what i expected (though the results were).
I came across this blog via the CSFF blog role, which I have just joined and I’ll post another comment regarding the previous post, on blogging, if this one works.
Hi Emmalyn! Welcome to CSFF and to my blog. I’ll check out your results–did you post them?
Not yet, that’s next on my list of things to do, along with some new links., including to this blog!
Katie, I enjoyed your results. Emmalyn, please leave a link to your blog (if you don’t mind!) so I can come by your place, too.
Liz C says
Oh my! I just did this. I’ll admit, I wasn’t expecting much and found the questions frustrating (not nearly enough ‘none of the above’ answers) but the summary blew me away.
Years ago, learning my Myers-Briggs type helped me understand myself, and this has shed light on a whole different aspect of me. Thanks! I’ll be posting this on my blog next week, probably.
p.s. Anyone else get 50% across the board? Weird!
Wow, Liz. You are the most balanced person I know. Leave a link to your blog, if you like 🙂
Liz C says
I did blog about it here: http://anywayiwasjustthinking.blogspot.com/2009/05/be-careful-what-you-stumble-upon.html
In this case I’m not so sure that ‘balanced’ is a good thing. Read my summary and feel my pain! 🙂