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gailryder17
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25 May 2011, 8:20 pm

Here's an interesting article about the birth order's effects on personality: Psychology Today: Comformist or Innovator? Check Your Birth Order

The article isn't necessarily true, but it's pretty interesting. Here's a quote I like from it: "His theory is radically different from existing birth order theories in that he is positing that it is the child and not the parent that is driving the birth order effect. He tested his theory by looking at the 28 most radical scientific theories in the history of human thought, and subsequently identified the birth order of those who either espoused and supported the theories or were staunchly against such novel and radical ideas. He predicted that laterborns would be the overwhelming drivers of scientific innovations whereas firstborns would be the most vehement supporters of the status quo."

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25 May 2011, 8:32 pm

Hmm, interesting. I am the youngest. 8)



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26 May 2011, 3:27 am

Very interesting.
I was the second (and last) born, which is probably half the reason why I'm so weird :P


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21 Jun 2011, 12:19 pm

Any firsborn Aspies that disagree with this? I'd like to hear your opinions.


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21 Jun 2011, 10:06 pm

Bullcrap. I am not for the status quo, my brother is more of a conformist than I am.


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