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i've always been intriued by the inderlying processes involved in the learning process, be they learning a second language, a maths lesson .

No one can deny the intricacies involved in the learning process.It has always been my contentions that learning whatsoever it is about, involves the implication of three major components:cognitive capacities, attitudes and motivation, the material to learnt and its social values/credentials.As long as these three are interacting positively, learning will certainly ensue.So
please let me know more and what is the immediate role of he brain and its rules herein?

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    May 22 2011: The three major ways in which receive and respond to information are artistic, mechanical, and academic. Each person learns differently according to mixtures, series and different combinations in which they perform within these three ways of learning, consider this your learning behavior. People with a natural ability in certain combinations of these three will strive in different categories of skills and/or a mastery. Examples: Artistic/mechanical/academic = architect, academic/artistic/mechanical = mathematician, mechanical/academic/artistic = doctor. Now these solutions are not restricted to those professions merely good results.

    Artistic thinking (Creativity) + Academic thinking/ability (Logic/Memory) + Mechanic ability (Interactive Understandings) = How every human learns.

    Mechanical is an ability/skill that enhances both academic and artistic. People can be extremely great at mechanic learning and can repeat those taught lessons easier than others and/or perform said lessons/actions with less practice. No question academic and artistic ability can enhance mechanics also. The other two I hope explain themselves.

    Understanding your own personal learning behavior allows you to understand what you need to strive in the field you are interested in! If you are academic first in learning behavior you can excel in science and math with ease, therefore you can read and memorize what you need to excel. If you are an artistic person first, you are going to need a personal mentor for one on one interactions to progress in science and math. If you are mechanic, it depends on your secondary behavior; Mechanic/academic = laboratory learning, physical experiments, and personal experiences. Mechanical/artistic = similar to mechanic/academic except more visual than "hands on" work. Truly though if your learning personality has academic as being third, science and math will prove difficult to master.

    What do you consider your learning behavior to be?

    Mine = Art/A/M
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    May 22 2011: I love studying languages. For me, the underlying process for learning something is the love of learning.... it's the love of the learning process as such... without it I don't think we can learn anything at all... I think the only one time when this doesn't apply is when we have to learn out of necessity rather than choice, in which case our brain has to engage way more mechanism than the love of learning...