SAMPLE By N., Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 Representative subset of a population which is being studied. Actual case which is studied during research and experimentation. SAMPLE: "The sample was not representative of the population." Related Psychology Terms JUDGMENT SAMPLING BRAIN EXPLANT ACOUSTIC PHONETICS ANIMAL CARE AND USE GOOD-FAITH BARGAINING ANECDOTAL METHOD PSYCHOLOGY COVER STORY SAMPLE SPACE I BIOSTATISTICS Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SAMPLE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sample/ (accessed August 3, 2020).