Reflecting on what you know about adults’ complex cognition, do adults
have the cognitive capabilities to be successful at lifelong learning?
Why might it be desirable for adults to engage in lifelong learning?
What benefits do you think lifelong learning may have on the maintenance
and enhancement of adults’ cognitive abilities? What barriers may
prevent adults from participating in lifelong learning? What do you
believe to be the two most significant challenges to lifelong learning
faced by older adults? Explain why you selected these two challenges.