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Principles of Ethical Research Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 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 2 2. Which of the following terms refers to an individual required to report to authorities abuse and neglect of vulnerable populations, as well as those in imminent danger?

Question 3 3. A reason pigeons and rats are chosen over more complex animals like chimpanzees is:

Question 4 4. The American Psychological Association's Ethical Code was intended to create:

Question 5 5. I am planning on conducting interviews that look into the effects of pregnant women who have no longer taken anti-anxiety medication. This would be a:

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is the intentional falsification or fabrication of methods, data, results, or reported findings?

Question 7 7.

What part of informed consent is missing from the following statement?

'In addition to interviewing you and taking notes, the audio of the interview will be recorded by a tape recorder. This is so the researcher may transcribe the questions and responses for further study.'

Question 8 8. Psychological harm to a participant includes emotional harm and _____.

Question 9 9. The researcher is not only required to obtain informed consent from the participants in their study, but also:

Question 10 10. If a research study has participants that are children, the researcher must obtain consent from:

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Question 11 11. Which of the following statements is not true?

Question 12 12. Legally Effective Informed Consent is consent from _____ of a fetus, if available.

Question 13 13. Which of the following statements is true about researchers?

Question 14 14. 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 15 15. You're a researcher and you're having participants in your study perform heavy lifting tasks to evaluate their effect on anger. What should you do to avoid possible harm?

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Question 16 16. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services might be called in when

Question 17 17. This right allows the research subjects to make an educated decision on whether to participate or not.

Question 18 18. Which of the following statements is not true?

Question 19 19. The American Psychological Association's Ethical Code states animal research:

Question 20 20. Which of the following individuals would not be considered a part of a special population that requires additional information when making an informed consent to participate in research?

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Question 21 21. Why must you, as a researcher, make reasonable attempts at correcting misconceptions?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is not a rule associated with the 1949 Nuremberg Code?

Question 23 23. Responses must be kept confidential. This requires the researcher to keep participant responses _____.

Question 24 24. 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 25 25. FILL IN THE BLANKS: _____ is defined as pain, injury, illness or impairment caused by another; _____ refers to emotional or cognitive disturbances resulting from another's actions.

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Question 26 26. Which of the following statements is not true?

Question 27 27. FILL IN THE BLANKS: _____ is a psychologist's primary obligation and means they must take reasonable precautions to protect confidential information obtained through or stored in any medium; _____ is similar to privacy and is defined as the protection of an individual subject's identity.

Question 28 28. Which of the following is not a feature of the Animal Welfare Act?

Question 29 29. By committing fraud or plagiarism, it negatively affects the researcher and the institution's:

Question 30 30. A researcher wants Joe, a 15 year old boy, to participate in his study. Besides parental permission, what else would the researcher need to obtain?

Principles of Ethical Research Chapter Exam Instructions

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