Children Who Don’t Listen to Their Parents Make Higher Salaries, Study Says


By Justin Chan, Entrepreneur


Children who don’t have a habit of listening to their parents might be happy about what that means for them, Fatherly reports.

Citing a 2015 study published in the journal Developmental Psychology, the publication suggests that “particularly stubborn kids frequently grow into particularly successful adults.”

Research conducted by six scientists followed more than 700 children between the ages of 9 and 40, paying special attention to their tendency to break rules, sense of entitlement, willingness to defy their parents, and amount of time they spent studying. They concluded that those who disobeyed their parents, interestingly enough…more

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