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" discountenances extravagant fears that they will inherit all their weaknesses and diseases. The converse of this law is very far from being its numerical opposite. Because the most probable deviate of the son is only twothirds that of his midparentage... "
Science - Page 265
edited by - 1885
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Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain ..., Volume 15

1886 - 804 pages
...extravagant expectations of gifted parents that their children will inherit all their powers, it no less discountenances extravagant fears that they will inherit...that the most probable deviate of the midparentage is 4, or that of the son. The number of individuals in a population who differ little from mediocrity...
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 28

1886 - 978 pages
...extravagant expectations of gifted parents that their children will inherit all their powers, it no less discountenances extravagant fears that they will inherit all their weaknesses and diseases. The number of individuals in a population who differ little from mediocrity is so preponderant that it...
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The Journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and ..., Volume 15

1886 - 574 pages
...extravagant expectations of gifted parents that their children will inherit all their powers, it no less discountenances extravagant fears that they will inherit all their weaknesses and diseases. It will be gathered from what has been said, that a midparental deviate of one unit implies a midgrandparental...
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The American Journal of Psychology, Volume 1

Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener, Karl M. Dallenbach, Madison Bentley, Edwin Garrigues Boring, Margaret Floy Washburn - 1888 - 798 pages
...extravagant expectations of gifted parents that their children will inherit all their powers, it no less discountenances extravagant fears that they will inherit all their weaknesses and diseases." * * * "Let it not be supposed for a moment that" the "figures invalidate the general doctrine that...
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The American Journal of Psychology, Volume 1

Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener, Karl M. Dallenbach, Madison Bentley, Edwin Garrigues Boring, Margaret Floy Washburn - 1888 - 796 pages
...extravagant expectations of gifted parents that their children will inherit all their powers, it no less discountenances extravagant fears that they will inherit all their weaknesses and diseases." * "Let it not be supposed fora moment that" the "figures invalidate the general doctrine that the children...
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Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

Peter L. Bernstein - 1998 - 404 pages
...extravagant expectations of gifted parents that their children will inherit all their powers, it no less discountenances extravagant fears that they will inherit all their weaknesses and diseases. 37 This was bad news for Galton, no matter how elegantly he articulated it, but it spurred him on in...
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