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| Published: March 12, 2021

The study on personality traits among youngsters based on birth order

Shamila Sharief

2nd B.Sc Psychology student, Yuvakshetra Institute of Management Studies, Mundur,  Palakkad, Kerala, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Treesa Angelin Shaji

2nd B.Sc Psychology student, Yuvakshetra Institute of Management Studies, Mundur,  Palakkad, Kerala, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Soumya P.

2nd B.Sc Psychology student, Yuvakshetra Institute of Management Studies, Mundur,  Palakkad, Kerala, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Sannet Thomas

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Yuvakshetra Institute of management Studies, Mundur, Palakkad, Kerala, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: DIP: 18.01.063/20210901

DOI: DOI: 10.25215/0901.063

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Aim: “personality is the dynamic organization within the individual of those psychophysical systems that determine his characteristics behavior and thought” (Allport, 1961, P.28). It embraces moods, attitudes and opinions and is most clearly expressed in interactions with other people. Birth order is the order is the order in which a child is born. The study aimed to investigate the personality traits among youngsters based on birth order. Material and Methods: A study was conducted around 100 sample comprising youngsters of different gender of age 18-35 from different parts of Kerala via online platform.   Big Five Personality Inventory (Goldberg, 1992) and purposive sampling method were used to collect data. Results: There is no significant difference in the personality traits among youngsters based on their birth order (extroversion, agreeableness, conscientious, openness and neuroticism)

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.063/20210901

DOI: 10.25215/0901.063

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Published in   Volume 09, Issue 1, January-March, 2021