Fig.1. Lawrence Lek at the Design Museum
Both would learn from each other if given half a chance.
In swimming we talk about Long Term Athlete Development to differentiate by age and gender from around sge 4/5 to adult competitive swimmers in their 20s. Being a Masters swimmer too I reckon we regress.
What role does context play? I'm sure the 41 year old learns differently at a desk in an office than on an iPad at home.