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Cyril Burt (1144)

Interests
Educational psychology, evaluation and measurement, mental retardation, personality and social psychology, school psychology
Profession
Psychologist
Nationality
British
Born
1883, London, England
Died
1971, London, England
Short Biography
Sir Cyril Lodowic Burt (3 March 1883 – 10 October 1971) was an English educational psychologist who made contributions to educational psychology and statistics. Burt is known for his studies on the heritability of IQ. Shortly after he died, his studies ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • BA Oxford, 1907
  • MA Oxford, 1909, DSc Oxford, 1923
Appointments & Honors
  • John Locke Scholarship, Oxford, 1908
  • Psychologist to London County Council (Education Department), 1913-32
  • Professor of Education, University of London, 1924-31
  • Professor of Psychology, University College London, 1931-50
  • Hon. LlD, Aberdeen, 1939
  • President, BPS, 1941-3
  • Hon. DLitt, Reading, 1948
  • Fellow, British Academy, 1950
  • APA Thorndike Award, 1971
Principal Publications
  • 1909 Experimental tests of general intelligence. British Journal of Psychology, 3, 94-177.
  • 1917 The Distribution and Relations of Educational Abilities. King.
  • 1921 Mental and Scholastic Tests. King.
  • 1925 The Young Delinquent. University of London Press.
  • 1937 The Backward Child. University of London Press.
  • 1940 The Factors of Mind. University of London Press.