Saturday, August 27, 2011

The 'Secret' Perks Of Being A Middle Child

Stereotypes about middle children are hardly flattering. They're often described as confused underachievers, overshadowed by older and younger siblings, and overlooked by their parents.

But in The Secret Power of Middle ChildrenCatherine Salmon and Katrin Schumann argue that many middle-borns have hidden strengths and are agents of change in business, politics and science.

Salmon and Schumann join NPR's Rebecca Roberts to discuss the perks of being a middle child.

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