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| Published: March 30, 2017

Brain’s Hemisphere Lateralization and Learning Styles in Engineering Education

A. Gomathi

Ph.D Part Time Research Scholar, Department of Psychology, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore. & Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Sree Saraswathi Thyagaraja College (Autonomous), Pollachi. Coimbatore District, Tamilnadu, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. K.V. Krishna

Research Supervisor, & Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.182/20170402

DOI: 10.25215/0402.182

ABSTRACT

The study explored various functions of the brain or hemisphere lateralization and it relevance to learning style and education namely how it relates to other style constructs (visual, Aural, verbal, physical, logical, social and solitary), gender and department stream how these are likely to impact upon learning in educational setting. Generally learning style can be described as a set of factors, behaviors, and attitudes that facilitate learning for an individual in a given situation.  Students learn differently from each other and it has been determined that brain structure influences language structure acquisition. It has also been shown that different hemispheres of the brain contain different perception.  The implications of these finding for the assessment of brain lateralization and their learning style preferences are discussed.

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A. Gomathi @ gomathisuji@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.182/20170402

DOI: 10.25215/0402.182

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 2, January-March, 2017

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