Selective interest and psychological practice: a new interpretation of the Burt affair.

@article{Joynson2003SelectiveIA,
  title={Selective interest and psychological practice: a new interpretation of the Burt affair.},
  author={R B Joynson},
  journal={British journal of psychology},
  year={2003},
  volume={94 Pt 3},
  pages={409-26}
}
  • R B Joynson
  • Published 2003 in British journal of psychology
Anomalies in Burt's twin data have precipitated a prolonged and inconclusive controversy between those who accuse him of fabrication and those who defend his integrity. Here it is suggested that the argument arose in part because differing personal, and especially political, interests predisposed psychologists to diverse interpretations of the evidence… CONTINUE READING