Cyril Burt

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Noun1.Cyril Burt - English psychologist whose studies of twins were later said to have used fabricated data (1883-1971)
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Science, Ideology and the Media: The Cyril Burt Scandal crosses genres to appeal to a range of collections, from science history and media studies to psychology, and appears five years after the death of British scientist Sir Cyril Burt.
Sir Cyril Burt achieved unparalleled results in researching the effects of environment and heredity on identical twins.
Schneirla and the concept of levels of integration; developmental systems theories; developmental systems theory: the sample case of developmental context ualism; life-span, action theory, life-course, and bioecological perspectives; nature approaches to human development: behavioral genetics; nature approaches to development: the sample case of intelligence and the work of Sir Cyril Burt and Arthur Jensen; nature approaches to development: Konrad Lorenz and the concept of "instinct"; nature approaches to development: sociobiology; cognition and development: from neo-nativism to developmental systems; stage theories of development; the differential approach; the ipsative approach to development; methodological issues in the study of human development: applied developmental science.