SHOCKING: ‘Children With An Older Brother Have Poorer Language Skills Than Those With A Big Sister’

This is wild. A very compelling story submitted to reddit in the last day by the user psioni titled Children With An Older Brother Have Poorer Language Skills Than Those With A Big Sister is gaining some traction, having got 39 comments already at the time of writing. You can read the initial story (posted by digest.bps.org.uk) at this link. This was posted at 2019-08-23 19:44:59 and has an ID of cucqkx. We’ve found the following comments, and please also reach out to us if you know more at this time:

  • “HOW MUCH POORER?

    God I get so tired of asking articles about science research to actually state how strong the effect was.“, posted by the user mrbooze at 2019-08-24 12:01:06. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.

  • “I’m an older brother. Trust me my sister can speak better than me“, posted by the user Bluezebra2 at 2019-08-24 06:38:27. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.
  • “i am the eldest brother.
    the lazy pos father decided he would put in zero effort to help the one of my siblings to learn how to read.
    h…
    (limiting to 140 characters)”, posted by the user FractalPrism at 2019-08-24 02:27:33. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is subjective.
  • “It’s probably all the beatings.“, posted by the user BuccaneerRex at 2019-08-24 02:10:55. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.
  • “Settled science is sexist.“, posted by the user MiyegomboBayartsogt at 2019-08-23 23:44:38. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.
  • “That is because older brothers don’t argue with you. They hit you first.“, posted by the user sandwooder at 2019-08-23 23:05:55. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.
  • “I have older sisters and an older brother. The study apparently didn’t look at this scenario. Does this make just average?“, posted by the user Livingonthevedge at 2019-08-23 21:21:23. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.
  • “It is because girls speak more than boys

    And therefore infants are more exposed to language when with a sister

    And therefore they later h… (limiting to 140 characters)”, posted by the user mikevem at 2019-08-23 21:19:08. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is subjective.

  • “Well I guess this explains my younger sister.“, posted by the user KingFlyntCoal at 2019-08-23 21:18:41. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.
  • “Shouldnt it be “Children with an older brother have “worse” language skills than those with a big sister”?

    Not a native english speaker, h… (limiting to 140 characters)”, posted by the user Tsukami- at 2019-08-23 20:15:56. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.

As this is something deeply important, I am digging deeper into this development and will update our readers as soon as we know more.

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