Pscyh_7_Notes_12_1_09_2 - Page 2 of2 are adhered to. One of...

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Unformatted text preview: Page 2 of2 are adhered to. One of the basic requirements is that subjects in experiments give informed consent to participation and that the risks are minimized. There are three main categories of risk.-Exempt Research in which there is no risk of harm-Minimal Risk Research when the risk of harm is no greater that risk encountered in daily life or routine physical or psychological tests-Greater Than Minimal Risk Research "Harm" comes under a few broad categories:-Physical harm-Stress-Loss of privacy and confidentiality Against this benefits must be considered. These include -Educational benefits, new skill, or treatment for a psychological or medical condition are discovered or evaluated or the participants learn something in the course of the research. In addition there are material benefits (e.g., money or credit for coursework) to the participants. Thre may also be personal satisfaction derived from participation....
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This note was uploaded on 03/05/2010 for the course PSYCH psych 7 taught by Professor Revlin during the Fall '09 term at California State University , Monterey Bay.

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