Law of regression to mean

Law of regression to mean --> Galton's law

in a population mating at random, the progeny of a parent with an extreme value for a measurable phenotype will tend on average to have values nearer the population mean than in the extreme parent.

See: law of regression to mean.

Synonym: law of regression to mean.

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