Obese people have a different perception of distance, says science

Monday 15 February 2016 16:20

Overweight people see things farther away new research has found.

Obese people may have found a good excuse for not going the extra mile, thanks to scientists.

It seems that the heavier you are, the greater your brain perceives distances to be.

Tests showed that a person weighing 23 stone sees objects as being twice as far away as someone tipping the scales at a trim nine stone.

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