Regression To The Mean in Psychology: Definition & Example


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What is regression to the mean?

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1. What is random variance?

2. Which of the following statements is NOT correct?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your understanding of regression to the mean. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding what regression to the mean involves as well as knowing what random variance is.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Definition of regression to the mean
  • Characteristics of random variance
  • Causes of random variance
  • Expected outcomes given regression to the mean

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about regression to the mean and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related regression to the mean in psychology lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure you can accurately define main terms and phrases, such as random variance and regression to the mean

Additional Learning

To learn more about the importance of measuring twice, review the corresponding lesson on Regression To The Mean in Psychology: Definition & Example. This lesson will help you:

  • Know what regression to the mean involves
  • Understand who discovered regression toward the mean
  • Describe random variance's role in its occurrence
  • Identify examples of the use of regression to the mean