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ETHICS: DO NO HARM 1 Ethics: Do No Harm Whitney Johnson January 12, 2020 PSYC 3003 Walden University
ETHICS: DO NO HARM 2 Researchers have an obligation to all their participants, and that is to follow an ethical code of conduct. Any participant who chooses to partake in a research experiment must give their permission, along with an informed consent to partake in any kind of research. What this means is that the researcher has given every participant all the information they need to know about the experiment or study for them to provide an informed decision about whether they will participate or not. Participants also have the right to refuse participation in a study if that is their wish without any repercussion. Some of the code of ethics that researchers are bound by include: Resolving Ethical Issues; Human Relations; Privacy and Confidentiality; Education and Training and Research and Publication (American Psychological Association, 2010). The researcher in scenario 1 violated certain sections of the Code of Ethics. The first thing the researcher failed to do was provide the students with a consent form. Section 3.10, Informed Consent, under Human Relations states that “ when researchers conduct any type of

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