SAMPLING THEORY By N., Sam M.S. - 28 Guidelines for taking samples which will correctly characterize the populace from which they are drawn. See: sampling. SAMPLING THEORY: "Sampling theory provided proper population representation for the new study." Related Psychology Terms Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide Evaluation of a Qualitative Study Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development Evaluation of a Quantitative Study Identifying Relevant Theories and Models The Anatomy of Research and the Scientific Method FIGURE-DRAWING TEST SAMPLING Comparison of Assessment Tools Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SAMPLING THEORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sampling-theory/ (accessed July 5, 2022).