BIRTH ORDER

Ordinal position of a family's children. Psychologists understand that, due to certain roles, demands and expectations within a family, birth order can affect an individual's personality. Birth order may also play a part in a person's career choices.

BIRTH ORDER: "In birth order Joe was first follwed by Bill and Jack."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BIRTH ORDER," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/birth-order-2/ (accessed October 28, 2020).
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