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The Relationship Between Birth Order And The Big-Five Personality Dimensions Among Psychology Students In Universiti Malaysia Sabah
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This study aims to investigate the most dominant personality and the relationship between birth order and Big – Five personality among Psychology Students in Universiti Malaysia Sabah. Participants (n=116) completed online questionnaires measuring birth order, and the Big Five personality’s dimensions of. Neuroticism (N), Extraversion (E), Openness to Experience (O), Agreeableness (A), and Conscientiousness (C). The result indicated that the dominant personality dimension is conscientiousness (mean=3.25).Our findings showed the first-born child and last-born child has lower agreeableness compared to middle-born child and later-born child has lower openness compared to middle-born child.Future studies may employ a larger population to investigate a more meaningful relationship between birth order and the Big – Five personality dimensions.

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    Mrs. Wong Ying Heng