Chapter 3 notes - 1) Chapter3Ethicalresearch a)...

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1) Chapter 3-Ethical research a) Assessment of Risks and Benefits i) Beneficence (1) Referenced in the Belmont Report, Beneficence is the need for researchers to  maximize the benefits of an experiment, while minimizing risk to participants (a) Factors considered in this definition are psychological and physical damage,  as well as loss of confidentiality (i) On the other hand, the cost of NOT conducting the experiment, and  losing potentially valuable data is also considered b) Informed Consent i) Autonomy (1) The Belmont Report Defines this as the principle of respect for persons involved  in an experiment, in that they have the right to decide whether or not they want to  participate (a) The application used in this procedure is called INFORMED CONSENT (i) A form that basically gives participants the information necessary to fully  understand their involvement, and their rights in the experiment
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This note was uploaded on 06/09/2011 for the course PSY 418 taught by Professor Haley during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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