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Productivity Preferences

Enhance performance on the job. Productivity Preferences diagnoses adults and employees individual productivity preferences based on an analysis of 16 different characteristics. The 20-minute assessment will build confidence with significant self-knowledge and more successful learning on the job.


Discover each student’s traditional sensory learning style, environmental and mindset productivity preferences


See strategies to adapt students’ preferences for success in multimodal environments


Receive detailed guidance on how to help students better understand themselves and use that insight to their advantage


Easy to read, interactive report includes badges earned as students read and interact with the report


Access online at any time, from anywhere, using any device

I have definitely learned a lot about my learning style and what type of student I am. Productivity Preferences (formerly known as The PEPS Learning Style Inventory) has helped me, and I’ve noticed, to adopt new ways to study and manage time. I feel more successful already. And, I have improved my confidence to finish school and achieve my goal.


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Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I learn more about the research behind learning styles?

Just take a look at our research section.

What are the preferences in Productivity Preferences?

Productivity Preferences analyzes 16 different preferences:

Immediate environment (sound, heat, light and design)

  1. Quiet vs. Sound
  2. Dim Light vs. Bright Light
  3. Cool Environment vs. Warm Environment
  4. Informal Design vs. Formal Design

Emotionality (motivation, responsibility, persistence and structure)

  1. Low Motivation vs. High Motivation
  2. Low Persistence vs. High Persistence
  3. Doesn’t Like Structure vs. Wants Structure

Sociological needs (self-oriented, peer-oriented, adult-oriented or combined ways)

  1. Prefers Learning Alone vs. Prefers Learning with Peers
  2. Low Teacher Motivation vs. High Teacher Motivation

Physical needs (perceptual preference(s), time of day, food intake and mobility)

  1. Low Auditory Learner vs. Prefers Auditory Learning
  2. Low Visual Learner vs. Prefers Visual Learning
  3. Low Tactile Learner vs. Prefers Tactile Learning
  4. Low Kinesthetic Learner vs. Prefers Kinesthetic Learning
  5. Doesn’t Prefer Intake vs. Prefers Intake
  6. Prefers Evening vs. Prefers Morning
  7. Doesn’t Prefer Mobility vs. Prefers Mobility

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