Is personality linked to birth order?

Your birth order will not necessarily determine your personality in later life.
24 October 2015
Presented by Charis Lestrange


There have been many exaggerated reports this week that birth order, whether you are a first or last born, affects how intelligent you will be compared to your siblings. However, the researchers at the University of Leipzig found that this difference in intelligence is very small and the more important finding was about birth order and personality. Charis Lestrange spoke with lead author Julia Rohrer to find out more.


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