Monday, August 28, 2006
Taller = Smarter
Today's self-serving post features a Reuters article that indicates...
Taller people are smarter: study
NEW YORK (Reuters) - While researchers have long shown that tall people earn more than their shorter counterparts, it's not only social discrimination that accounts for this inequality -- tall people are just smarter than their height-challenged peers, a new study finds.
As a six foot tall woman who has endured much derision, romantic heartbreak, and far too many "weather up there" jokes due to my height, I can't help being tickled, if skeptical.
In a bar once, a man looked up at me, and said, "You're an Amazon. I could climb all over you."
What to say but, "No, you couldn't."
Overall I see height as a blessing, in spite of my fear of high heel shoes, low hanging branches, getting into a Miata, airplane seats, and twin beds in cheap hotels.
Read the whole delightful article at: http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20060825/ts_nm/economy_height_dc