The Importance of Ethics in Psychological Research


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The Importance of Ethics in Psychological Research
Celia Fisher (2004) discusses how from the beginning and with every revision the American Psychological Associations Ethics Code “has been driven by the evolving roles and responsibilities of psychologists within a constantly changing moral, cultural, economic, political, and legal landscape” (p. 832). In the past, research psychologists have been unethical in some research projects, but ethics is important in today’s psychological research. Whether the researcher is using children, people from special population, or adults; the researcher must consider the importance of being ethical in doing any type of research.
Past psychological researchers have been unethical in doing their research....
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