REGRESSION TOWARD THE MEAN

The phenomena of an extreme variable becoming closer to the average in subsequent measurements.

REGRESSION TOWARD THE MEAN: "Regression toward the mean states that extreme variables will be closer to average in subsequent measurements."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "REGRESSION TOWARD THE MEAN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/regression-toward-the-mean/ (accessed November 17, 2017).
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