30 Jan '14, 5pm

Short people are more prone to paranoia, study suggests

Short people are more prone to paranoia, study suggests

In the genetic lottery that doles out height, those who get a few extra inches are the winners; or so science suggests. Aside from learning to live with nicknames like Stretch, Jolly Green Giant and Amazonian, studies examining the virtues of tall-versus-short conclude that above-average height confers distinct advantages. Researchers say that tall people make more money (up to an extra $1,000 a year or so in wages), are better educated, and are happier , among other things. Not to mention the fact that they are more presidential – one study found that of 43 American presidents, only five of them were below average height. How is all of this supposed to make more diminutive people feel? Inferior? Paranoid? Well, according to the latest in short-people research: yes. In a study published by the journal Psychiatry Research, researchers found that decreasing a person's height...

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