The given article examines the role of cognitive styles of students in the process of their educational-learning activities. The urgency of researches in this direction is proved. Understanding of cognitive style in foreign and Russian psychology is presented. The general characteristic of cognitive styles such as «Field dependence- field independence», «Impulsiveness-reflexivity», «Tolerance-intolerance to unreal experience» is given. It outlined the main approaches to the study of cognitive styles — analytical, integrative and structured. The role of each style in the process of educational-learning activity of students is shown. In this research the correlation of the given cognitive styles is revealed.
2016 Ye.A.Lazareva, A.Sh.Nassirova