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Ch 15: Ethics & Research in Psychology

About This Chapter

As in science, research in psychology follows certain ethics. Refer to this chapter to explore research methodologies and ethical practices that can support your psychology class studies or prepare you for an exam.

Ethics and Research in Psychology - Chapter Summary

This chapter provides you with an overview of common research methods used in psychology as well as details on how ethics apply to psychological research. Lessons focus on research methods and the limits of clinical investigations in psychology. You'll also learn about the importance of ethics and ethical guidelines for psychological researchers. After you complete this chapter, you should be able to:

  • List and provide details about experimental research methods in psychology
  • Define experimental research in psychology
  • Understand what clinical investigations in psychology can and cannot do
  • Describe ethics associated with psychological research

Lessons are presented in video or text formats and can be reviewed in about five minutes. The brevity of these lessons, coupled with their 24/7 accessibility from any device, makes it easy to create a flexible and convenient study schedule. Experts are available via a short online contact form if you have any questions about this material. Take self-assessment lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure your full understanding of all topics covered in this resource.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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