ISSN: 1998 - 4162

JISR MSSE Journal Contents

Volume 7, Number 1, January 2009

Effect of Birth Order on a Child’s Personality
Mussarat Tariq - University of Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan

The purpose of this study is to determine the relationship between birth order and personality of a child. Using causal comparative research design and t-test for independent sample, it was found that the first born subjects (N=26) who attempted to live up to parents’ standards and expectations achieved significantly high scores on the self acceptance, responsibility, achievement via independence and achievement via conformance subtest of the California Psychological Inventory (M=22.7, SD=8.76) than the last born (M=19.7, SD=8.86)...


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