Younger Siblings More Amusing

This study helps explain our youngest daughter Claire’s sense of humor. She’s the goofiest of our three kids, and she’s only two years old.

Professor Wiseman, who compiled the Ocean Village Laughter Lines report, said his findings tied in with other research about the effect of family position on personality.

“The youngest has to compete for parental attention, so they have to be a bit more unconventional.

“They are risk-takers, and also more humorous.