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re: Do you think ageism in tech is improving? VIEW POST

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re: someone in their 40s is less suited to learn from scratch an entirely new skillset than someone in their early 20s who is at their peak of mental a...
 

Actually you are right, and some quick reading proves that it is a general misconception:
journals.plos.org/plosone/article?...
health.harvard.edu/mind-and-mood/h...

However, contrary to our prediction, older adults showed similar rates of learning as indexed by a configural learning score compared to young adults. These results suggest that the ability to acquire knowledge incidentally about configural response relationships is largely unaffected by cognitive aging

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