The Relationship between Personality Types and Cognitive Learning Styles
This research introduces the Students’ Learning Styles and the Success of English Teaching and Learning as a
Foreign Language. The population of the study is students of grade eight who were registered in 2018 at SMPN 5 Kendari.
The total number of them is 326. From that number, it was taken 97 students (30%) as samples. The students of grade eight
answered questionnaires asking their opinions towards the relationship between students’ personality types and their
cognitive learning styles, the data was collected by using questionnaires technique.Data was analyzed correlation between
Students’ Personality Types and Their Students’ Cognitive Styles. The students’ personality types correlate significantly with
their cognitive styles at .05 level. This means that there is a strong correlation between the students’ personality types and
their cognitive styles. By the result, the most of the students who are extrovert dominant have field-independent cognitive
style, and those who are introvert dominant have field-dependent co00gnitive style. In addition, there is a strong correlation
between the students’ personality types and their cognitive styles. Thus, the hypothesis of this study is accepted.
Keywords - Students’ Learning Styles, Cognitive Learning, Introvert, Extrovert