Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Can you really be allergic to alcohol? > Health-in-Motion 28 October 2016 Tall people If you’re a tall person, you may have a somewhat unexpected advantage over the more vertically-challenged among us. Scientists have recently conducted experiments that suggest that tall individuals are better at judging distances, even when they were asked to sit down while shorter test subjects were allowed to remain standing. The reason for this benefit is probably related to geometry and angles: the higher a person’s eyes, the easier it is to look down on and estimate the distance between objects. 0 More: Daily Dose: Can you really be allergic to alcohol? Health-in-Motion advertisement Other news Mental health Quick survey: Would you tell your boss about your mental illness? Medical 5 ways to protect yourself against fungal infections this summer News SEE: 7 gripping facts on surgery Fitness Are women naturally fitter than men? Medical Shhhh! Patients are sleeping Lifestyle #MeToo in SA: This is what victims feel like From our sponsors Discover treatments that can help reduce acne What can I do to reduce or remove acne marks? Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher! Live healthier Watch out! » Gross fungal infections you can pick up at the gym You go to gym to exercise. But make sure the only thing you pick up is a dumbbell and not one of these gross fungal infections. Holiday health » Your 10-step asthma holiday checklist Don’t let asthma ruin your summer holiday. Whether you are travelling or embracing the summer at home, make sure you plan ahead.