• Is the oldest child more likely to be President? A look at birth order and personality traits

    We all know the stereotypes when it comes to birth order personalities; the only child struggles to share, the oldest child is bossy, the youngest spoilt and the middle – well the middle is stuck in the middle. But how much truth is there behind birth order differences? According to Frank Sulloway, the author of Born To Rebel, a child's personality isn't solely determined by biology. "It's the role siblings adopt that leads to difference in behaviour," he says. CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY And depending on their position in the family lineup, children will adapt their behaviour to vie for their