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Psychological Research: Sampling

Psychological Research: Sampling

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This lesson will define and explain the differences between a sample and a population. The difference between a representative sample and a biased sample will be described.

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Tutorial

This lesson will define and explain the differences between a sample and a population. The difference between a representative sample and a biased sample will be described.

Source: Video created by Mollie McQuillan

Notes for "Psychological Research: Sampling"

Terms to Know


  • Sample
  • A small selection of people from a population.
  • Population
  • All of the members of a category of people (or things).
  • Representative Sample
  • A sample that mimics the characteristics of the population.
  • Biased Sample
  • A sample that is not representative of the population.