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Recognizing and Avoiding Bias

A researcher has a deep religious faith. Part of this faith is the belief that homosexuality is against God and Godâ??s teachings. The researcher is part of a research team working together on a grant-funded project focusing on adjustment of children raised in families with same-sex parents. The researcher has been tasked with completing a major part of the literature review related to the topic. In your own words, what advice would you give the researcher for remaining unbiased while reviewing the literature?

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For any person in the academic field, it is important to realize that sometimes we have to take our own personal views away from what we are researching or our research may be tainted by our own beliefs, and we may lose out on a ...

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A researcher has a deep religious faith. Part of this faith is the belief that homosexuality is against God and Godâ??s teachings. The researcher is part of a research team working together on a grant-funded project focusing on adjustment of children raised in families with same-sex parents. The researcher has been tasked with completing a major part of the literature review related to the topic. In your own words, what advice would you give the researcher for remaining unbiased while reviewing the literature?

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