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2 Types of Thinking Styles:

Intelligence does not play a role in these two styles - it is simply a difference in learning and thinking styles.

Non-Verbal Learners


  • Mainly think in pictures

  • ​3-dimensional thinkers

  • Multi-sensory images

  • Mental images evolve and grow when more information or concepts added

  • Little, if any, internal dialogue

  • Thought process is 1000 times faster than verbal thinking


Verbal People

Verbal Learners

  • Think in words rather than pictures 

  • Have an internal dialogue 

  • Linear thinkers 

  • Follow the structure of language

  • Compose mental sentences

  • One word at a time

  • Words composed at same speed as speech

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