UMass Amherst PSYCH 241 - Psych 241 Study Guide Exam 1 (3 pages)

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Psych 241 Study Guide Exam 1 What does the APA code of ethics provide and to whom does it apply The Ethics Code is intended to provide guidance for psychologists and standards of professional conduct that can be applied by the APA and by other bodies that choose to adopt them states that psychologists may dispense with informed consent when research involves naturalistic observation All psychologists including students What are the IRB and IACUC and who are they designed to protect respectively IRB Institutional Review Board committee established to review and approve research involving human subjects ensures that all human subjects research will be conducted in accordance with all federal institutional and ethical guidelines IACUC Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee to keep animals used in research safe keep the research itself ethical for animal use What do we mean by risk benefit ratio and who is considered in this ratio Costs and benefits of a research project to the participants society the researcher and the institution Is the research worth it Are the benefits greater than the risks Will the study produce valid and interpretable results Researcher subject institution society What do we mean by minimal risk What other types of risk must be considered Harm or discomfort is not greater than that experienced in daily life or during routine physical or psychological tests Physical injury bodily harm psychological injury mental or emotional stress social injury embarrassment exclusion What do we mean by informed consent and why is this important for psych research A social contract between research and participants make clear to participants the nature of the research what they will do and possible risks of participating What needs to be done when a participant can t provide informed consent Obtain legal guardian s consent Which dimensions are important in determining if informed consent is required Required when risk is greater than minimal Level risk



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