Study Declares That Short People Tend To Be Angrier And More Violent Than Tall People

Height has always been a defining factor for us humans. When a female describes her dream man she always uses the word ‘tall’. Being tall is something that has been used to describe perfection or desire.

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Since then men have who have had a shorter stature have been the target of jokes and bullying. This has made height another great excuse for body shaming people. Along with being bullied and made fun of, short people are also discriminated against during job opportunities and or the workplace. Over the years many studies have been conducted to once and for all come to the conclusion whether shorter men are more aggressive towards taller men.

1History of short people

There are many reports in history and even in folklore that people who are short always tend to be more aggressive than taller people. In history, people always look towards Napoleon as reports indicate that he sort after power and started wars just because he was compensating for his lack of height.

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2Napoleon complex

For ages since Napoleon was a world famous name there has been a theorized complex people have associated with short people. This is called the Napoleon complex which was named after Emperor Napoleon I of France. The reason why this was created is that everyone knew Napoleon hated his short height and waged wars to compensate for it.

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3The new study

The study was conducted by scientists who worked at the Center for Disease Control in Atlanta, Georgia. They said that short men don’t behave like their taller counterparts. The proof of the study was the 600 men who were used. They were all from the ages of 18 to 50.

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4What did the study reveal?

The study revealed that men who feel less masculine are more likely to commit criminal acts or even violent assaults. The scientists claimed this to be the result of “male discrepancy stress” which caused them to be more aggressive. Even before this study, they have been studies that dealt with short people and the “Napoleon complex”.

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5The first research done

The first time researchers tried to understand the Napoleon complex was in 2007 at the University of Central Lancashire. They deemed the whole complex to be a myth and that short people are more aggressive than the people who are taller than they are. They refused to believe that this was a real complex people face.

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