Adult learners bring experiences and self-awareness to learning that younger learners do not. Adults are characterized by maturity, self-confidence, autonomy, solid decision-making, and are generally more practical, multi-tasking, purposeful, self-directed, experienced, and less open-minded and receptive to change. Adult learners traits affect their motivation, as well as their ability to learn. To understand adult learning, you should familiarize with its principles. Τhe Principles of Adult Learning Infographic provides an overview of the basic and commonly accepted principles of adult learning.