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Ethical standards in Reporting of Psychological Research

1. Discuss how these two (2) ethical considerations (8.10 Reporting Research Results & 8.11 Plagiarism) with rationale and methodology that may present themselves in research studies involving gender differences in language development of preschool children.

2. Discuss the safeguards that are taken to ensure no ethical standards are violated.

3. Evaluate a writer's bias and perspectives that may present themselves while preparing a study and how to limit the presentation of these.

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1. Discuss how these two (2) ethical considerations (8.10 Reporting Research Results & 8.11 Plagiarism) with rationale and methodology that may present themselves in research studies involving gender differences in language development of preschool children.

According to the APA Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct, the researcher would need to adhere to the following principles, which are quite self-expanatory:

8.10 Reporting Research Results

(a) Psychologists do not fabricate data. (See also Standard 5.01a, Avoidance of False or Deceptive Statements, at http://www.apa.org/ethics/code2002.html#5_01)

(b) If psychologists discover significant errors in their published data, they take reasonable steps to correct such errors in a correction, retraction, erratum, or other appropriate publication means.

8.11 Plagiarism

Psychologists do not present portions of another's work or data as their own, even if the ...

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By addressing the questions, this solution addresses aspects of ethical considerations in reprogramming psychological research. References are provided.

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