Week2 - STATISTICS 4/10/11 General Agreements Continued 5....

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4/10/11 General Agreements 1. Voluntary Participation Intrusion into the lives of others Cannot force participation Problem with generalizability
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4/10/11 General Agreements Continued… 2. Cause no harm to the participants Even when subjects volunteer, they should not be harmed. Psychological damage must also be considered Zimbardo Prison Experiment Video Clip INFORMED CONSENT
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4/10/11 General Agreements Continued… 3. Deception In some studies, deception is required, but it needs to be justified by compelling scientific or administrative concerns. Example of a study that would require deception… Debriefing is necessary
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4/10/11 General Agreements Continued… 4. Analysis and Reporting Researchers have responsibility to both their subjects and other members of the scientific community.
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Unformatted text preview: STATISTICS 4/10/11 General Agreements Continued 5. Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) Research with human subjects is governed by federal law Before beginning research, proposals are reviewed by these boards to guarantee that subjects rights and interests are protected. If risks are not minimal, the study will be refused/revised. 4/10/11 Connections to Tuskegee Another Tuskegee? 4/10/11 Discussion Questions 1. Is the following a good statistic? Why or why not? 75% of students polled consume more than 5 alcoholic beverages per week 2. Why are IRBs beneficial? Are there any negative aspects of having to clear research with an IRB? 3. What, if any, aspects of the Tuskegee Syphilis study followed ethical research guidelines?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2011 for the course SOC 001 taught by Professor Kevin during the Fall '07 term at UC Riverside.

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Week2 - STATISTICS 4/10/11 General Agreements Continued 5....

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