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Comment author: tjohnson314 09 June 2015 08:45:12PM 1 point [-]

Another example I've heard is SAT scores. At any given school, the math and verbal scores are negatively correlated, because schools tend to select people who have around the same total score. But overall, math and verbal scores are positively correlated.