Jensen's Equation for Optimal Leaning

Personal History

(beliefs, experiences, values, knowledge)


Present Circumstances

(environment, feelings, people, contest, goals, moods)


Input (5 senses)

(visual, auditory, kinesthetic, olfactory, or gustatory)


Processing (learning preference)

(states, left/right hemisphere, abstract or concrete)



(connecting experience, data and stimuli to form conclusions and create patterns that give our lives meaning)


Responses (7 intelligences)

(verbal-linguistic, spatial, bodily kinesthetic, musical-rhythmic, mathematical-logical, intrapersonal, interpersonal)


Optimal Learning

Eric Jenson. Super Teaching. San Diego. The Brain Store, Inc.,1998