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People say that it is harder for adults to learn to play instrument, because their muscle became stiff. Is there evidence for this claim?

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  • $\begingroup$ People? Can you provide a source for this claim? Additionally, what have you found in your initial research? $\endgroup$
    – Seanny123
    Commented Nov 25, 2017 at 20:52

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Roughly speaking, most forms of learning become harder as one ages. Probably the most relevant aspect for your question is learning fine motor skills:

most studies revealed that performance gains in fine motor tasks are diminished in older adults

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  • $\begingroup$ I like it when the number of sources nearly exceeds the number of lines. +1 A simple approach to this question proving to be quite effective. $\endgroup$
    – AliceD
    Commented Nov 25, 2017 at 23:07

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