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Regression to the Mean

Regression to the Mean

Created by David Lane of Rice University, this is a simulation illustrating the regression toward the mean phenomenon. The author has created a specific case study to explore, he states it as: "In this simulation, a group of students takes a test made up of 100 true/false questions. Each student knows the answers to a specific number of questions and guesses at the remaining. Students get one point for each question they answer correctly and lose one point for each question they answer incorrectly." After completing this study, students can then input their data into the interactive applet. Eleven exercise questions will then test the students knowledge and understanding of their findings.


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