The more you earn, the happier you
For money buying happiness – assured scientists who conducted the new study. What is the amount a person need for complete happiness?
Scientists from the U.S. University of San Diego in California after the study concluded that today money can bring more happiness. The connection between happiness and the main indicators of socio-economic status, including income and education, steadily increasing, writes Medical Xpress.
Experts analyzed the data of more than 44 million Americans from 1972 to 2016. Compared to people’s incomes and their life satisfaction. It turned out that the higher the income, the happier people become. No monetary threshold is long gone.
Previously it was thought that as soon as the annual income of the person exceeds 75 thousand dollars, money ceases to affect the level of happiness.
“I was surprised how closely the money is linked with happiness, and that it does not “plateau” after a certain level of income, as was assumed. Even after all needs a level of happiness increases,” said study co-author, psychologist Jean Twenge.
The results of the study proved that on average, the more someone earns, the happier he is.
As previously reported, scientists have found, in some cases, the money brings happiness.
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