SAMPLE By N., Sam M.S. - 82 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 Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide Evaluation of a Quantitative Study Evaluation of a Qualitative Study Comparison of Assessment Tools Ethics and Legal Course: Landmark Legal Case CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY The Relationship Between Sexual Minorities and Mental Health Issues Using the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale: A Case Study on Grief Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SAMPLE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sample/ (accessed October 1, 2022).