But heightism is not confined to ego battles between men.
It also plays a large role in a man's choice of mate.
In one study, men were asked to judge the characters of women whose pictures had been digitally shortened or lengthened.
Simon Chu, who was involved in the study, explained.
The evidence found in studies of heightism is not entirely in favor of tall women.
If you were wondering why you’ve been singularly attracted to tall or short women in particular, science may reveal the deeper meaning behind your “type.” Here's what the research has to say.
There’s a reason why the world’s finest designers model tall women.
Maybe he'll offer to reach for the top shelf at Whole Foods.