lecture 12 - ethics

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Unformatted text preview: arch Treatment Treatment of Participants IRBs IRBs • Nuremberg Code set some ethical guidelines for research, research, such as: Ps must give informed consent; Must have a valid research design capable of interpretable results Treatment Treatment of Participants IRBs IRBs • Belmont Report (1979) led to several sets of guidelines • APA Ethical Principles (1982) was directed at psychology research, especially deception and confidentiality Treatment Treatment of Participants IRBs IRBs • A body of experts and community persons who review review research before it can be conducted to help ensure that the Ps will be protected Treatment Treatment of Participants IRBs IRBs • IRB review of research mandated in 1966 – mostly for medical medical research – but quickly spread out from there to cover such things as research on human behavior Treatment Treatment of Participants IRBs IRBs • Research institutions and researchers must submit research research to IRB if they receive federal funding • Most institutions require most or all research to be approved first, regardless of funding Treatment Treatment of Participants Informed Consent • Ps must know about the research they are being asked to to participate in beforehand • Can then decide whether or not to participate Treatment Treatment of Participants Informed Informed Consent • Can leave out some information if it might affect the the results, but in general should tell Ps as much as you can about the study Treatment Treatment of Participants Informed Consent • Note that in some situations, fully informed consent can affect affect the results Treatment Treatment of Participants Informed Informed Consent • Can be waived i...
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