We've all heard the conventional wisdom about birth order: oldest children are the responsible achievers, middle children the peacemakers, and youngest siblings the attention-seeking rebels. This "truth" is so often repeated that many people assume it's a scientific fact. But science has news for squabbling siblings and their long-suffering parents: Birth order means pretty much nothing at all.
A (Tiny) Light at the End of the Tunnel
Written by Jessica Stillman May 17, 2019
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