Logical (Mathematical) Learning Style

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If you use the logical learning style, you enjoy using your brain for logical and mathematical reasoning. Patterns are recognized easily, plus connections between what seems to be content that is meaningless. Logical learning causes you to classify and group information to better understand it.

“To discover truths is the task of all sciences; it falls to logic to discern the laws of truth. … I assign to logic the task of discovering the laws of truth, not of assertion or thought.” – Gottlob Frege (1848-1925); The Thought: A Logical Inquiry” in Mind; Vol. 65; 1956.

If you use the logical learning style, you enjoy using your brain for logical and mathematical reasoning. Patterns and connections are recognized easily. Logical learning causes you to classify and group information to better understand it.

Logical learners typically:

  • Work well with numbers
  • Perform complex calculations
  • Remember the basics of trigonometry and algebra
  • Can do moderately complex calculations in your head
  • Work through problems and issues systematically
  • Create procedures for future use
  • Sets numerical targets and budgets
  • Tracks progress towards these
  • Like creating agendas, itineraries, and to-do lists
  • Rank and number the lists
  • Good at games

People who have a scientific approach to thinking support their points with logical examples or statistics. They also like working out strategies and using simulation.

Logical thinkers are good at games — brainteasers, backgammon, or chess and PC games like Starcraft, Age of Empires, Dune II, and Sid Meier games.