Ethics in Psychology
identify ten areas of concern in the BPS ethical guidelines for research with human participants and comment on each one;
analyse ethical issues raised in the studies of obedience by Milgram and Zimbardo;
comment on psychologists’ everyday experience of applying ethical guidelines;
identify some ethical issues raised by psychotherapy in general and behavioural treatments in particular;
explain what is meant by and give examples of ‘socially sensitive research’;
consider some of the dilemmas psychologists face when conducting socially sensitive research;
describe the kinds of research psychologists conduct with animals and comment on its incidence; and
analyse practical and ethical issues raised by animal research in psychology.
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