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Principles of Ethical Research: Homework Help Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Amber is doing a research study to understand why teens shoplift. What kind of harm could she cause to a participant by asking them whether or not they have ever shoplifted, and if they have, how many times?

Question 2 2. Once the participants finished with their task, Jim had a short discussion with them to give them more information about the nature of the experiment and to correct any misconceptions they might have had. What did Jim do?

Question 3 3. Rewarding an inmate with a positive review at his/her parole hearing for being in your study is:

Question 4 4. Bob wants to conduct some research that he knows his university won't approve, so he decides to bypass the Institutional Review Board. Which of the following statements does NOT describe Bob's actions?

Question 5 5. In the United States, the 9th revision of the Ethical Code for psychological researchers is published by the

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Question 6 6. A large drawback to using rats in a study is:

Question 7 7. Responses must be kept confidential. This requires the researcher to keep participant responses _____.

Question 8 8. What is the ultimate purpose of having privacy, confidentiality, and anonymity?

Question 9 9. Informed Consent provides participants with sufficiently detailed information on the _____, so they can make an informed, voluntary, and rational decision on whether or not to participate.

Question 10 10. Which of the following is NOT a probable reason that a researcher would require his/her study participants to submit a written consent document that is both signed and dated?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following statements is true about researchers?

Question 12 12. As a researcher, you have provided informed consent to your participants. Your research study involves placing subjects in a straitjacket and dunking them in ice water to simulate prior mental health treatment, in order to study how normal people would respond. Why would this study likely NOT be allowed?

Question 13 13. A subject indicates that he is suicidal on a form collected during a research study. Which of the following is the researcher legally bound to do?

Question 14 14. If deception is necessary to your research, what must occur when seeking approval?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT a requirement for keeping animals for research purposes?

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Question 16 16. If I report a discovery that was also stated in the 1986 issue of the journal Neuropsychology and properly cite the original journal, I am:

Question 17 17. The American Psychological Association's Ethical Code was intended to create:

Question 18 18. Privacy can be breached if certain criteria are met. Which of the following is NOT a reason to breach confidentiality?

Question 19 19. Deception means to:

Question 20 20. If I publish false results of an experimental type of therapy that treats people suffering from depression, I am:

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Question 21 21. Which of the following would a mandated reporter NOT be legally required to report?

Question 22 22. Debriefing typically involves informing the participants about the experiment and which of the following?

Question 23 23. Institutional Review Boards were established to

Question 24 24. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services might be called in when

Question 25 25. The purpose of an Institutional Review Board is to

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Question 26 26. Psychological harm to a participant includes emotional harm and _____.

Question 27 27. Which of the following reviews prospective studies prior to them beginning, in order to ensure there are no potential legal or ethical violations?

Question 28 28. The bottom line of an Institutional Review Board is to protect the rights and _____ of those involved in the experiment

Question 29 29. The researcher is not only required to obtain informed consent from the participants in their study, but also:

Question 30 30. Anne was looking for quality research previously done on the subject of her dissertation. Where should Anne look?

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