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Research Ethics in the Field of Psychology

Human research is common in the field of psychology, which raises many ethical questions.

1). If a question must be answered that has significant negative psychological impact on the subject, such as in the Stanford prison study, is it more ethical to use human or animal subjects?

2). Are there some research questions that should simply not be evaluated because of the potential for negative psychological impact the research would have on the human subjects?

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Research Ethics:

The ethical issues that arise in human subjects are to be addressed in all the institutions undertaking research using the humans. The federal regulations at 45 CFR 46 ensures ...

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Research ethics in the field of psychology is examined.

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