PSY 457: Ethics Psychological Science
Prerequisite: PSY 101, 202, 205, 220 (or 201 or 215), 250, 304, 308, and one content methods course (PSY 390/391/392/393/394/395/396 or PSY 210): PSY majors only.
Survey of major ethical concerns in psychology such as consent, race, power, coercion, animal research and privacy. Case studies that informed development of the APA ethics code, affect public opinion of psychology, and question the ethics of applying psychological research to society are discussed. The course considers new research dilemmas that have yet to be addressed within the APA code.