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Cognitive Styles/Controls and Media

Educational Technology Volume 19, Number 6, ISSN 0013-1962


Discusses cognitive style (the degree to which perception is influenced by environmental variables) and cognitive control (which focuses on the regulation of perception by the ego). Concepts addressed include field dependence-independence, field articulation, conceptual style, cognitive tempo, intrusive information, focal attention, and leveling/sharpening. (RAO)


Jonassen, D.H. (1979). Cognitive Styles/Controls and Media. Educational Technology, 19(6), 28-32. Retrieved May 21, 2019 from .

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