Birth Order Affects Child's Intelligence and Personality

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    Any truth here? What number are you?
     
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    I hope the weren't doing this study on taxpayer dollars..........
     
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    Number 4 of 5.
     
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    Yeah, right?

    Literally millions of different possibilities before conception, and they're wasting money figuring out if there's some kind of pattern :rolleyes:
     
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    Ha ha. Isn't all research?

    I'm a first born of four and the only female. I didn't see anything in the article that noted gender differentiation. I would think that might have influence on "personality" don't you?
     
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    Gotta love all of the tabloid psychology that comes outta these characters working on their degrees.
     
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    Actually no. Much is corporate, association/individual donation and or school funded.
     
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    I'm the middle child of 7. And the only left-hander in the family.
     
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    it has long been held that 1st borns are more apt to be the more intelligent of the brood, but there are many examples were others in the brood take that spot.

    what does it mean? not much. one is either intelligent or one is not,.
     
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    on the Harvard television program on ethics a sample of the audience is taken. most all the class is made up of -- yep, you got it -- first borns, :lol:



    [youtube]rTAB5FVkLfE[/youtube]
     
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