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Case No. 1: A developmental psychologist is conducting research onphysiological correlates of orienting responses in newborn infants. What is hisobligation with respect to sharing each child's data with the child's parents?Does it make a difference if the data suggest the presence of neurologicalabnormality in some participants?
Case No. 2: A local business is interested in making better decisions aboutwhich employees should be encouraged to pursue a career track inmanagement. They ask a psychologist to administer and interpret personalitytests that include measures of creativity, ego strength, andintroversion/extroversion to a group of new employees. Should he honor thisrequest? What issues are raised if the instruments used by the psychologistwere developed using samples of white, middle-class men? What if thepsychologist also is asked to administer an integrity test to evaluate each newemployee?

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Term
Spring
Professor
Jessica Gilbert
Tags
Psychology, attorney, Mental health professional, psychologist

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