Height discrimination

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Height discrimination or heightism is prejudice to a person based on his height. Taller people are perceived to be higher status and more dominant. They are also perceived to be more competent.

Height could be perceived by face, which also influences perceived leadership ability.[1]

Heightism in the workforce

References

  1. Re DE, Hunter DW, Coetzee V, Tiddeman BP, Xiao D, et al. (2013) Looking Like a Leader–Facial Shape Predicts Perceived Height and Leadership Ability. PLoS ONE 8(12): e80957. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0080957

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