Experts from the Melbourne Institute (Australia) found that after 40 years need to work less and to relax more. About the study tells the BBC the publication.
Three days a week provides the maximum capacity of employees of middle age. Low workload at work, say the scientists, allows you to maintain concentration throughout the day.
In the study participated 6.5 thousand employees aged 40 years and older. The volunteers underwent testing to determine reading skills in the opposite direction and the comparison symbol. The best indicators were registered among the people working 25 hours a week.
Only in a few cases employers may introduce shorter working week for its employees. The vast majority of the working population works 5-6 days a week. Moreover, some have their own output in order to preserve his position.