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convenience sample

a quasi-random sampling procedure in which the potentialsample pool actually differs from the population - forexample, selecting university students instead of people ingeneral; the impact on representativeness (if any) oftendepends on what behaviour is being studied.

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September 20th 2021

cross tolerance

this phenomenon arises in some drug categories, such as theopiates (heroin, morphine etc) and tryptamines (LSD,mescaline and psilocybin) when the prolonged use of one drugin the group results in the development of tolerance to theothers opioids.