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Ian Tierson Chapter 5: Question 1: Population is the entire group from which the subjects are selected. A sample is a manageable portion of the population used to study the whole population. A representative sample actually reflects the demographics in proportions the same as or closely similar to the population. Sample or selection bias is a cause of error in which the researcher is not random in his
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Unformatted text preview: selection of subjects, and chooses them based on some characteristic that may influence the data. Question 2: Random sampling serves to eliminate, or at least minimize error due to bias by removing the human component from the selection process. Chapter 6: Question 2: A) Non-experimental B) Descriptive C) Experimental D) Correlational...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PSYCH 101 taught by Professor Rager during the Spring '07 term at St. John Fisher College.

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