Whereas last born children to be more rebellious, agreeable, and liberal. What variables (factors) are being looked at as an influence on personality? There are a wide range of variables being looked at during this research such as collecting data including family size, adopted siblings and even one child households where studied, but were including into the final data. If these variables or the relationship between these variables have been studied before, what have other studies found? This shows historical significance. Angst and Ernst strongly disputed that birth order had little to no effect on a person’s personality or achievement potential. Whereas all previous and later studies showed strong data suggesting the latter, that birth order seemed to have a strong correlation with one’s personality and achievement potential. What type of research design is used? The research design used in this article were mainly questionnaires. Students where given this in class and were also asked to take them home and complete them there.
Do you think the research in this article was conducted in an ethical manner? Why or Why not? Yes, because students were asked to complete the questionnaires at school and they were also asked to take them home. Questionnaires do not pose harm to anyone. They are used for data collection purposes only.