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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English



  • England


  • Burt, Cyril Lodowic, Sir, 1883-1971.,
  • Hearnshaw, L. S.,
  • Psychologists -- England -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

StatementRobert B. Joynson.
LC ClassificationsBF109.B88 J68 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 346 p. ;
Number of Pages346
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2049577M
ISBN 10041501039X
LC Control Number88027096

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  The Burt Affair demonstrates what happens when the media establish a viewpoint that permeates not only the scientific community, but also entrenches that perspective so thoroughly in public understanding that its assumptions are not even by:   The publication of Burt's official biography by Leslie Hearnshaw in seemed to seal Burt's fate by concluding that the charges of fraud were merited. However, the recent work of two independent researchers, Robert Joynson and Ronald Fletcher, has reopened the issue and raised doubts about the accusations of fraud. Dr Joynson takes a fresh look at the 'Burt Affair' and concludes that the evidence so far is insufficient to support the accusations made. His conclusions also raise wider issues for psychology itself. Burt Affair In , when Sir Cyril Burt was o a book with the Greek title Stephanos was edited by Charlotte Banks and P.L. Broadhurst as a tribute to him. There were more than a dozen papers in the book; each was written by a distinguished writer, each covered a different aspect of his wide range of interests, though not covering them all.

  During interviews promoting the book, Sally admitted that she was glad Burt would never get the chance to read, or ask questions about, the parts of her memoir recounting their time as a . Books shelved as cheating-adultery-affairs: An Enemy at the Highland Court by Celeste Barclay, For Baby's Sake by Val Daniels, Windfall by Penny Vincenzi. O N SCREEN, even his critics said Burt Lancaster looked like a god. The rugged film idol with the chiselled profile makes today's leading men seem effete and insubstantial.   Burt and Sally met in on the set of the hit movie Smokey and the Bandit, and dated for nearly five years. In her memoir, In Pieces, released less than two weeks after Burt’s death, Sally described the actor as controlling and distant. Burt and Sally in

  At Sally Field has written a brutally honest account of her life that takes on difficult topics including the sexual abuse she suffered at the hands of her stepfather as a child. “In. In the early 80s, the singer was left feeling suicidal when an "affair of the heart" ended very badly. In her book titled 'Dolly on Dolly, Interviews, and Encounters with Dolly Parton', she wrote, "I was sitting upstairs in my bedroom one afternoon when I noticed in the nightstand drawer my gun that I .   The Cyril Burt Affair Hearnshaw did not doubt about Burt's integrity, and intended to clear his name with the book. As Hearnshaw examined Burt's private records, distressing evidence became to accumulate and he was forced to report that the accusations were most likely true. The conclusions reached by Hearnshaw had a great impact on the. The 'Burt Affair' has gone through several phases: an initial onslaught on his reputation, well publicised by Gillie in ; a more measured confirmation of some of the charges of fraud in.