REPRESENTATIVE SAMPLING By N., Sam M.S. - 5 Selection of a sample which correctly represents a total population. See also: random sampling. REPRESENTATIVE SAMPLING: "Representative sampling will likely give a more accurate result than other types of samples." Related Psychology Terms Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide Comparison of Assessment Tools Evaluation of a Quantitative Study Evaluation of a Qualitative Study APRAXIA (literally, “inability to act or do”) SAMPLING SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TESTS Using the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale: A Case Study on Grief The Relationship Between Sexual Minorities and Mental Health Issues Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "REPRESENTATIVE SAMPLING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/representative-sampling/ (accessed July 4, 2022).