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ERIC Number: EJ040671
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1971
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Ordinal Position, Approval Motivation, and Interpersonal Attraction
Nowicki, Stephen, Jr.
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 36, 2, 265-267, Apr 71
Results of the study suggest that birth-order effects might be included within the wider framework of approval-dependency theory. Females tend to account for a significant share of birth-order effects. More particularly, firstborn females accounted for much of the differences in expressed attraction as well as need for social approval. (Author)
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