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Unformatted text preview: ot to be freely distributed - requires consent of the participant Common Courtesy showing up on time, being prepared, behaving warmly, showing appreciation. So – what do you think of the following? Ethical or not? Children who exercise regularly achieve more in school than children who don’t exercise regularly. Does making a correlational vs. experimental study matter in your decision? College students whose parents are divorced declare a major later in their college careers than those whose parents are not divorced. When someone else is also in a public bathroom, people are more likely to wash their hands than when they are alone. People who ride bikes six days a week for a half hour lose more weight than those who ride three times a week for an hour. Again, does correlational vs. experimental matter to your decision? *** One of the key principles a researcher must follow is to avoid even the APPEARANCE of unethical behavior. Research Dissemination How? Unpublished manuscript Conference Poster Possible Abstract or Proceedings paper Conference Presentation also abstract or proceedings possible Book chapter Editors “invite” contributors Book Journal publication Minor journal Major journal Rejection rates - APA journals, 2000 Evaluating Psychological Research - Consider the source Where published Who published 10 Determining authorship Who gets included and in what order? Usually, simply doing what you’re told doesn’t guarantee authorship - must contribute intellectual property e.g., hired programmers, people who run RPs, secretarial assistants, don’t get authorship exception - complex statistical analysis Order of authorship should depend on depth of contribution Who puts the pen to paper is very important in determining order of authorship Other important contributions include: Publication Life Cycle Research Completed Write it up Submit it to journal editor for review: “submitted” Blind vs. non-blind reviews Editor determines the reviewers Reviewed by 2-4 individuals Editor compiles Reviews, and makes recommendation If necessary, revise ms. and resubmit Acceptance! : “in press” Receive galley proofs for comment (1 day turnaround) Publication: “(1996)” Life cycle a bit different for a Book chapter Editors of the book do all the reviewing Typically little chance for rejection since you were invited to contribute Publication benefits? Book editors and contributors receive minor funds (usu. counted in dollars, not hundreds of dollars). No remuneration for journal publication Principal benefit - career advancement...
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