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Science has spoken: you peak all your life

For some, old age is a fearful picture of the future of bad knees and vague childhood memories. But don't despair. According to science, there is everything to look forward to when your hair turns gray.

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Youth is incredibly overrated - if you believe a series of scientific studies that have looked at what age we are good at what.

Because although there are certainly biological highlights in the childhood and teens, there is also a lot to look forward to when there are more candles on the cake.

Business Insider listed a series of highlights of life according to science, and we made a selection of them in our video.

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