Original Article: PDF OnlyHow learning style and personality type can affect performanceHuston, Janis L. M.E.d, R.R.A.; Huston, Terry L. Ph.D., O.D., M.B.A.Author Information Telemedicine Evaluation Research Associate Doctoral Candidate Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology University of Kentucky Lexington, Kentucky Assistant Professor Department of Decision Sciences and Management Information Systems Saint Louis University St. Louis, Missouri Health Care Supervisor: June 1995 - Volume 13 - Issue 4 - p 38-45 Buy Abstract Many factors can influence the performance of allied health professionals in the academic arena and working environment. This study looked at how learning style and personality type influenced the performance of medical transcription students in both routine and creative tasks. Since the sample was small, there were no statistically significant findings, but an interesting pattern did emerge. Further study is warranted to determine how to fit health care professionals to the jobs for which they are best suited. © Williams & Wilkins 1995. All Rights Reserved.