Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Should female employees get 'first day of period' leave? > 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: Should female employees get 'first day of period' leave?Health-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical This potential health risk of a cockroach will shock you Medical Are you suffering from allergies or sinusitis? Medical 7 dangerous conditions that start with a simple cough Lifestyle 5 diseases that can keep you out of the office for months Medical Only 2% of SA kids are treated for this potentially lethal illness Diet and nutrition Why you should avoid these 5 ‘diet’ foods From our sponsors How erectile dysfunction can affect relationships Coping with the fear of cancer IBS affects 15% of people around the world The evolution of asthma treatment Live healthier Could it be? » Can coughing help you during a heart attack? Is it a cold or an allergy? 7 myths about cough 7 dangerous conditions that start with a simple cough Here's why you should never ignore a persistent cough... Do you know the difference? » 6 ways sinusitis can cause a mysterious 'brain fog' Here’s how sinusitis can lead to brain swelling Are you suffering from allergies or sinusitis? Sometimes symptoms can be misleading, and you’re not quite sure if what you’ve got is allergic rhinitis or sinusitis. Here’s how to spot the difference.