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There are thousands of papers out there, with widely varying standards of bias and rigour. If you hover the mouse over each reference you'll get a very short summary of what the paper has to say.

(1) Carbo, M.L. (1983). "Research in reading and learning style: implications for exceptional children", Exceptional Children

(2) Cassidy, S. (2004). "Learning Styles: An overview of theories, models and measures", Educational Psychology

(3) Coffield, F., Moseley, D., Hall, E., Ecclestone, K. (2004). "Learning styles and pedagogy in post-16 learning. A systematic and critical review" London: Learning and Skills Research Centre.

(4) Dunn R., Dunn K., Price G.E. (1989) "Learning styles inventory", Lawrence, KS, Price systems.

(5) Furnham, A., Jackson, C.J., Miller, T. (1999). "Personality learning style and work performance", Personality and Individual Differences

(6) Hargreaves, D. et al. (2005). "About learning: Report of the Learning Working Group", Demos.

(7) Honey, P., Mumford, A. (2000). "The learning styles helper's guide", Maidenhead: Peter Honey Publications Ltd.

(8) Kampwirth, T.J., Bates, M. (1980). "Modality preference and teaching method: a review of the research", Academic Therapy.

(9) Kavale, K.A., Forness, S.R. (1987). "Substance over style: assessing the efficacy of modality testing and teaching", Exceptional Children.

(10) Massa, L. J.; Mayer, R. E. (2006). "Testing the ATI hypothesis: Should multimedia instruction accommodate verbalizer-visualizer cognitive style?", Learning and Individual Differences

(11) Pashler, H., McDaniel, M., Rohrer, D., Bjork, R. (2009). "Learning styles: Concepts and evidence", Psychological Science in the Public Interest.

(12) Smith, W., Sekar, S., Townsend, K. (2002). "The impact of surface and reflective teaching and learning on student academic success." Learning styles: reliability and validity

(13) Stahl, S. A. (1999). "Different strokes for different folks?", American Educator.

(14) Willingham, D.T. (2005), "Do Visual, Auditory, and Kinesthetic Learners Need Visual, Auditory, and Kinesthetic Instruction?", American Educator

See also Willingham's podcast and video, both of which are very accessible, albeit strongly on the anti-learning styles side of the argument.

That's all folks...