People of all ages can learn virtually anything if allowed to do it through their own unique styles, through their own personal strengths. They are more capable of consistent performance if their working conditions suit their individual style preferences. Human beings can learn any subject matter successfully when the instructional methods used are matched with their individual learning preferences.
When human diversity is taken into account and respected in the learning process, in training situations or in skills acquisition, the results are always positive: the learner experiences pleasure, gains a sense of accomplishment without frustration and stress, experiences increased motivation and is always in control of the learning process.
There are many fallacies about learning and teaching that need to be addressed:
The first steps are accepting that: