Cyril Burt

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English psychologist whose studies of twins were later said to have used fabricated data (1883-1971)

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For those educated in Britain since 1945, perhaps the most alarming case cited here is that of Sir Cyril Burt whose papers, published in the 1940s, regarding inherited intelligence led to the introduction of selective education.
His very competent, very well-written book celebrates the return to respectability of some items that we have tended to assume were buried in history: intelligence testing, eugenics and Sir Cyril Burt.