PSY 457: Research Ethics

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.

Advanced seminar exploring the history and principles of ethical standards in experimental psychology. This course takes a case study approach to trace the evolution of ethical standards and practices within the field. Sample cases to be discussed may be the vaccine-autism link controversy, gender assignment, Milgram's obedience studies, Harlow's studies of attachment, and others. Emphasis is placed on developing critical thinking about ethics in psychological research.

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3.00 credits
Section 01B: Undergraduate Seminar

Class: #15930

Wed, Sep 2, 2020 - Tue, Dec 8, 2020


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