Ethical Standards in Behavioral Research

A Historical Analysis and Review of Publication Practices
  • Nancy A. Neef
  • Brian A. Iwata
  • Terry J. Page
Part of the Applied Clinical Psychology book series (NSSB)


In a series of military experiments designed to ameliorate behavioral degradation under psychological stress, subjects were required to perform a task while being led to believe that they were in immediate danger of losing their life through a simulated plane malfunction (Berkun, Bialek, Kern, & Yagi, 1962).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nancy A. Neef
    • 1
  • Brian A. Iwata
    • 2
  • Terry J. Page
    • 2
  1. 1.Division of EducationJohns Hopkins UniversityBaltimoreUSA
  2. 2.The Division of Behavioral Psychology, The John F. Kennedy InstituteJohns Hopkins University School of MedicineBaltimoreUSA

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