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Free download The Sibling Effect 108 ↠ This book explores what scientists and researchers are discovering about sibling bonds It examines birth order ongoing twin studies genetic encoding of behavioral traits how emotional disorders can affect and be affected by sibling relationships andThis book explores what scientists and researchers are discovering about sibling bo. So I wanted to like this book a lot better than I ended up actually liking it I'm really interested in sibling dynamics especially in the effects of birth order And he definitely talks about these things But the book to me tried to be too many things at once It tried to cover too much ground it tried in many ways to be a how to book on blending families raising kids etc and it tried to be academic but failed because it was overly anecdotal at the expense of academic ness Obviously any study of sibling relationships will rely on anecdotes but it seemed like the author would pick something that had only sort of been supported by a study that isn't totally accepted anyway and would cite some vague example from his own childhood and then be like So that seems to support the findings He spent a lot of time talking about his own awful childhood which was interesting but wasn't really what I wanted in this particular book Really I wanted the book to be much scientific and I wanted it to go into detail in places where it didn't For example and this will be vague because I read the book awhile ago and uickly and don't have it any I remember that he talked about the various advantages that oldest children seem to have the I boost from teaching their younger siblings etc And he also briefly mentioned the resentment felt by displaced older siblings upon the arrival of a younger sibling and sort of mentioned ranges of age difference where that is or less a problem But I wanted a lot detail and it never happened It's possible that the problem for me is in large part that the author is a middle child and came at his book from that perspective As an oldest child I wanted to hear about my plight not my advantages Acknowledge my suffering He does acknowledge it somewhat I didn't hate the book or anything; I was just left unsatisfied by it because I expected it to be something that it's not

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Nds It examines birth order ongoing twin studies genetic encoding of behavioral tra. Ugh I'm throwing in the towel on this one it just wasn't scholarly enough for me ok it wasn't scholarly at all Sure the author reported on an assortment of sibling studies done not that he cited his sources but then he followed it up with how it applied to his own family And worst of all he'd top it all off by using some celebrity or another to model the research I find no value whatsoever in reading anecdotal evidence based on the public persona of various celebrities Maybe the author thought this would make the research come alive for his audience but I just found it lacking in scientific rigorI am going to guess however that there are other books that have tackled the topic in a scholarly way and I'll look forward to the time I'll spend reading them

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The Sibling EffectIts how emotional disorders can affect and be affected by sibling relationships and. This book was very disappointing The book is part autobiography about the author's relationship with his brothers part parenting book and part academic research review It ends up being good at none of these Further by trying to do too much the books seemed to never find its focus or move towards anything in particularWhile the autobiographical part could have been interesting it was too intermittent to really capture my attention But the author failed supremely in the academic section While he obviously researched a lot of the sociology studies on siblings the author seemed to try to expound on the studies too much making leaps in an already fuzzy academic world Kluger also tries to related principles to genetics but it is obvious that this is not his field Twice he made errors in basic genetic theory such as the fallacy that having a boy is genetically advantageous then a girl This concept however was disproved mathematically by Richard Dawkins almost 40 years ago in his book The Selfish GeneHowever perhaps most annoyingly the author routinely makes ill advised and unhelpful metaphors and analogies Every time a read a metaphor I would either cringe or laugh and it really detracted from the book