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Frank Sulloway

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Name  Frank Sulloway

Role  Psychologist
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Education  Harvard University (1971–1978)
Books  Born to Rebel: Birth Order, Family Dynamics, and Creative Lives, Freud, Biologist of the Mind, Les enfants rebelles
Awards  MacArthur Fellowship, Guggenheim Fellowship for Humanities, US & Canada

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Frank Jones Sulloway (born February 2, 1947) is an American psychologist. He is a visiting scholar at the Institute of Personality and Social Research at the University of California, Berkeley, and a visiting professor in the Department of Psychology. After finishing secondary school at Moses Brown School in Providence, Rhode Island, Sulloway studied at Harvard College and later earned a PhD in the history of science at Harvard. He was a visiting scholar at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


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He is best known for his claim that birth order exerts large effects on personality, and the subsequent debates about this issue.

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His grandfather was the tennis player and attorney Frank Sulloway (1883–1981).


  • 1980 Pfizer Award
  • 1984 MacArthur Fellows Program
  • Books

  • Freud, Biologist of the Mind: Beyond the Psychoanalytic Legend. New York: Basic Books. 1983 [1979]. ISBN 0-233-97177-7. 
  • Born to Rebel: Birth Order, Family Dynamics, and Creative Lives. Pantheon. 1996. ISBN 0679442324. 
  • References

    Frank Sulloway Wikipedia