Comments on: Regression to the mean
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By: Michael K Gray
https://cubiksrube.wordpress.com/2009/08/08/regression-to-the-mean/#comment-792
Sun, 09 Aug 2009 04:21:06 +0000http://cubiksrube.wordpress.com/?p=1327#comment-792When explaining ‘regression to the mean’ I find that turning the Gaussian distribution curve upside-down really helps understanding in non-mathematical folk.
It is obvious that gravity makes stuff move to the middle, no matter where it starts.
(I get them to imagine a blob of honey as the object of interest)
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