Scientists have discovered how a person’s age affects life satisfaction

Ученые выяснили, как возраст человека влияет на удовлетворенность жизнью

Of course, people can be happy at any age and every age is wonderful in its own way, however, scientists were able to determine exactly when most people feel happy

Experts of the Centre for economic performance at the London school of Economics and political science was able to determine the so-called “age of happiness”.

According to the conclusion made by scientists in the course of human life there are two age periods when there is a feeling of happiness.

Ученые выяснили, как возраст человека влияет на удовлетворенность жизнью

The researchers analyzed data from 23 thousand people aged from 17 to 85 years. Volunteers worked in stages. At first people took the survey, which showed their satisfaction with life. The participants were asked they’re happy. Also, test subjects were told how they see their lives in five years.

After five years with the volunteers again conducted a survey. In addition, participants like last time assessed their happiness and compare it with what happened to them in the past.

As a result, experts have determined that happiness in the period from 20 to 70 is a U-shaped curve. In youth there arises the expectation of a happy life, but to measure the age level of life satisfaction falls with the understanding that not everything is as expected. However, closer to 70 years of man realizes he underestimated the importance of the little things and simple pleasures, and its evaluation of life increases again.

“People feel completely happy at 23 and 69 years,” the researchers noted.

According to them, in 23 years in humans, as a rule, no serious responsibilities and life seems next adventure.

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