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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 about whichemployees should be encouraged to pursue a career track in management. Theyask a psychologist to administer and interpret personality tests that includemeasures of creativity, ego strength, and introversion/extroversion to a group ofnew employees. Should he honor this request? What issues are raised if theinstruments used by the psychologist were developed using samples of white,middle-class men? What if the psychologist also is asked to administer anintegrity test to evaluate each new employee?

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Term
Summer
Professor
edgar
Tags
Psychology, Informed consent

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