I do apologise, someone seems to have removed the cheap gags from this post
Firstborn girls: phewee, they’re a force to be reckoned with, eh? According to pretty much every media outlet, they’re marginally more ambitious / hellbent on world domination, following new research (PDF) from a PhD student at the University of Essex.
If this researcher was looking to make a name for herself, she hit paydirt with this first paper (although if it were my profile, I might lose the prominent mention of CBBC on my media coverage page). It turns out people love a story about birth order. [Read more…]