The Oldest Kids in Class Are Also the Most Popular

Curiosity Daily Jun 10, 2021



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Learn why older classmates are more popular; how some invasive species help their ecosystems; and keyboard cleaning tips.  

Don’t be surprised if the oldest kids in your class were also more popular by Kelsey Donk
PsychNewsDaily Staff. (2021, May 5). High school popularity: study shows oldest kids in the class also the most popular. PsychNewsDaily. 
van Aalst, D. A. E., & van Tubergen, F. (2021). More popular because you’re older? Relative age effect on popularity among adolescents in class. PLOS ONE, 16(5), e0249336. 

Invasive species aren’t always harmful — some help their ecosystems thrive by Cameron Duke
Ahmed, I. (2021, April 29). How donkeys digging wells help life thrive in the desert.; 
Griffiths, J., & Villablanca, F. (n.d.). Managing monarch butterfly overwintering groves: making room among the eucalyptus. 101(1). Retrieved May 9, 2021, from 
Invasive Species Aren’t Always Unwanted (Published 2016). (2021). The New York Times. 
Lundgren, E. J., Ramp, D., Stromberg, J. C., Wu, J., Nieto, N. C., Sluk, M., Moeller, K. T., & Wallach, A. D. (2021). Equids engineer desert water availability. Science, 372(6541), 491–495. 
SCHLAEPFER, M. A., SAX, D. F., & OLDEN, J. D. (2011a). The Potential Conservation Value of Non-Native Species. Conservation Biology, 25(3), 428–437. 

This Is How Often You Should Clean Your Keyboard originally aired May 14, 2018 

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