Ethical issues in child development research

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o Ethical issues in child development research Fully informed Give informed and voluntary consent Not to be harmed To withdraw voluntarily To be informed of the results To confidentiality Full compensation To beneficial treatment Institutional Review Board (IRB) a group of people who evaluate research proposals to make sure they abide by ethical guidelines Prenatal Development – Chapter 2 Why is prenatal development important? o Improve maternal behavior during pregnancy o Developmentalists look for beginnings Historical view of prenatal development o Early views Preformation – life begins with a new individual already pre-formed Ovists vs. Spermists – ovists believed it lived in the egg, spermists believed it lived in the sperm Epigenesis – Aristotle proposed that new structures and functions emerge during development Opened fertilized chicken eggs to document that change was occurring over time o Ways to learn about life in the womb
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course PSYC 250 taught by Professor Okeke during the Fall '07 term at UNC.

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