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Fact and fiction in the discovery of Sir Cyril Burt's flaws (1994)


Description On Leon Kamin's discovery of flaws in Burt's twin studies and the attempts of psychometric specialists first to deny the flaws and later to usurp the credit for finding them.

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Authors & Contributors
Samelson, Franz
Osborne, R. T.
Fletcher, Ronald
Watters, Audrey
Tucker, William H.
Sutherland, Gillian
Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences
Psychological Reports
Psychoanalysis and History
Mankind Quarterly
History of Science
Transaction Publishers
Oxford University Press
MIT Press
Cornell University Press
Methods of communication; media
Social sciences
Controversies and disputes
Burt, Cyril Lodowic
Watson, John Broadus
Spearman, Charles Edward
Kamin, Leon
Time Periods
20th century
British Isles
North America
Great Britain

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