Definition of Burt, Cyril in English:

Burt, Cyril

Line breaks: Cyril Burt
Pronunciation: /bəːt
( 1883–1971), English psychologist; full name Cyril Lodowic Burt. Using studies of identical twins, he claimed that intelligence is inherited, but he was later accused of fabricating data.

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