The Birth Order Effect
How Birth Order Influences our Personality and Health
Sharpest Crayon in the Box?
Diseases: Diabetes, Heart Disease
FUN FACT: Every man who played James Bond was a firstborn.
Squashed in the Middle
"We refer to middle children sometimes as justice-seekers," shares Dr. Catherine Salmon, the author of The Secret Power of Middle Children. "One of the things they often experience in the family is sort of being the underdog . . . and they tend to sympathize with the person who is not the focus of all of the attention."
Disease: CFS, Depression
Catherine Salmon, Ph.D
An NPR interview was conducted with Dr. Catherine Salmon and Katrin Schumann, the authors of "The Secret Power of Middle Children." The interview goes slightly more in depth than the video. It is interesting but not essential to the project.