lecture 12-2

lecture 12-2 - consent for kids parents read and it can...

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December 2, 2004 Project presentations: Experiment group: Yelling vs. Strength Related this to an animal roar Results: bigger biceps= lower voice Rated higher pitch w/ stronger, this isn’t true Can’t determine strength by yelling Survey group: Cosmetic surgery based reality TV (relating exposure to attitudes) Consideration vs. approval Exposure high, people tend to approve/consider more Hypothesis supported Research Ethics: how should we treat humans in our efforts to study them? Guidelines for using human subjects 1. Participation must be voluntary 2. Must obtain informed consent explaining: A. purpose and procedure B. possible risks and discomforts C. ability to withdraw from study D. how questions will be answered E.
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Unformatted text preview: consent for kids parents read and it can reveal a lot more information 3. Should protect subjects from harm A. Cannot intentionally inflict harm B. Should not diminish self- worth or cause stress, anxiety, or embarrassment 4. Should preserve right to privacy Two ways: anonymity and confidentiality 5. Avoid deception Two types: -Outright deception: deliberately providing false information-Concealment: withholding information Any deception must be justified by compelling scientific concerns Subjects must be adequately debriefed 6. Cannot withhold real benefits form control group 7. Must get approval from the universitys Institutional Review Board (Human Subjects Committee)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course COMM 88 taught by Professor Jansma during the Fall '08 term at UCSB.

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