2014 Student Research Conference:
27th Annual Student Research Conference

Only Children: Funniest of the Funny
Kenneth C. Warner*, Seirra Horton, Priyanka Prabhu, Emily Koenig, Taylor Moore, Marisssa Fabbri, Connor E. Madden, Danny Heurst, and Melissa Stockwell
Dr. Mark Hatala, Faculty Mentor

Birth order data from the one hundred highest ranked stand-up comedians was analyzed. Results indicated that only children are significantly higher ranking than first-born, middle-born, or last born children. Only and last-born children were significantly overrepresented in the rankings, and middle-born children were significantly underrepresented.

Keywords: attitudes , social cognition, comedy, birth order


Presentation Type: Poster

Session: 14-4
Location: GEO - SUB
Time: 3:30

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