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Ethics in Research Practice

How would you use ethics when forming a research question (using APA Code of Conduct to inform your response)? What are two potential consequences if ethics are not considered? What are two ways culture might inform the development of your research question and explain what ethical considerations you may need to consider.

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Hi and thank you for using Brainmass. The solution below should get you started. In this particular task you are being asked to reflect on ethics as it related to forming research questions. This is very specific and I think you should use a simple outline like this for a guide:
1. APA's ethical position (100 words).
2. Use in forming RQs & consequences - 150 words
3. Culture and Ethics - 100 words
This outline should yield around 350 words which should cover what you need. Just let me know via the feedback section if you need further clarification. You can also use the listed resources to further explore the topic. All the best with your studies.
AE 105878/Xenia Jones
Ethics in Research Practice
In the practice of social psychology, doing and practicing ethical research is an essential expectation professionally, socially and morally. According to the APA (2010), "The development of a dynamic set of ethical standards for psychologists' work-related conduct requires a personal commitment and lifelong effort to act ethically; to encourage ethical behavior by students, supervises, employees and colleagues; and to ...

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The solution provides information, assistance and advise in tackling the task (see above) on the topic of doing ethical research. Resources are listed for further exploration of the topic.