Although it may appear strange, children learn much faster than adults. This is because the child’s working memory is stored in the prefrontal cortex. This part of the brain enables them to see and learn from the world in new ways. Adults with a fully developed prefrontal cortex experience functional fixedness because they see everything exactly as it is.
Consider how these twins use their ingenuity to try to retrieve a pacifier that had fallen out of their crib and onto the floor.
One of them stands up and maneuvers her sibling’s entire crib in an attempt to place her in a position where she can reach the pacifier
Watch their mission which was caught in camera below: