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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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October 18th 2021

shape constancy

refers tothe tendency to perceive the shape of an object, despitevariations in the size of the retinal image.