Deception in Research Studies: Examples & Uses


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The _____ experiment used deception to understand how people respond to authority.

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1. When is deception used?

2. The use of deception is regulated by a (an) _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using their knowledge of deception in research studies, students answer assessment questions in this quiz/worksheet combo. Practice questions assess your ability to recall details about an example of a study and the use of deception.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and printable worksheet to assess your understanding of:

  • A study that utilized deception to evaluate how participants might respond to authority
  • Examples of deception in a research study
  • Applications of deception
  • Regulation of deception
  • The Milgram experiment

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding deception in research studies and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - ensure that you can accurately identify the organization that regulates the use of deception in research
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related psychology lesson

Additional Learning

Find out more about deception in research by completing the lesson called Deception in Research Studies: Examples & Uses. The following learning objectives are covered by the lesson:

  • Explain the purpose of deception in research
  • Determine the types of studies deception is used in
  • Discuss the Milgram study
  • Explore an example of a learning study