In the study were interviewed one thousand seven hundred eighty-three adult residents of the UK. According to the data collected, forty-six percent of respondents with brothers or sisters older, and more than a third of those he is the oldest child, tend to consider themselves the most cheerful among children in their families. Scientists came to the conclusion that the whole point lies in the degree of responsibility.
So fifty-four percent of older children and thirty-one percent of younger sincerely consider themselves the most responsible. While forty-seven percent of the younger children felt much more carefree than their brothers and sisters. About thirty eight percent of the respondents are older children in the family, stated that they are by far more successful than their brothers and sisters.