RANDOM SAMPLING By N., Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 Selecting individuals for a study by selecting them from a larger potential group. To be random, each is chosen in such a way that they have a fixed chance of inclusion. RANDOM SAMPLING: "We used random sampling after we had established the probability of inclusion." Related Psychology Terms QUOTA SAMPLING CAPITALIZATION ON CHANCE SIMPLE RANDOM SAMPLING AREA SAMPLING FIXED-EFFECTS MODEL SAMPLING VENIRE SURVEY RANDOM NUMBER GENERATOR (RNG) STRUCTURED INTERACTIONAL GROUP PSYCHOTHERAPY Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "RANDOM SAMPLING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/random-sampling/ (accessed May 10, 2021).