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  1. Birth order

    Birth order is defined as a person's rank by age among his or her siblings. Birth order is often believed to have a profound and lasting effect on psychological development. This assertion has at best only limited empirical support and has been repeatedly challenged by researchers, yet birth order continues to have a strong presence in pop psychology and popular culture.

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  1. Birth Order

    The sequence in which children are born into the family.

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    For the chosen one, being special will negate other birth-order things, like middle-child syndrome.

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