LAW OF FILIAL REGRESSION

The principle that inherited traits such as tallness may revert to the mean of the population meaning offspring would be tall but closer to the population mean.

LAW OF FILIAL REGRESSION: "The stature of a family may be defined by the law of finial regression."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "LAW OF FILIAL REGRESSION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/law-of-filial-regression/ (accessed June 24, 2018).
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