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PSY 203 Week 2 Notes

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PSY 203 Week 2 Notes PSY 203

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Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology
P J Urcuioli

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Comprehensive Notes on week 2 lectures, including links to outside learning material.
Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology
P J Urcuioli
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Date Created: 09/05/15
Intro to Research Methods in Psychology Week 2 Notes Peer vs Non peer review articles 39 Both may be found in databases it is important to differentiate between the two Falsifiability 39 Science39s self correcting mechanism The greater the danger of being wrong the greater the honor of being correct in other words the greater the generalization the lower the falsifiability and the more useless the statement The Harlow Monkey EXperiments httpmaskingam edastchosvcwebhistorvha rlow htm Repressed Memories While perhaps legitimate repressed memories were once used to convict individuals on little more than the testimonial of the victim Pseudoscience Uses the language of science andor mimics procedures 0 EX Phrenology Shifts burden of proof If opposing arguments have facets of themselves that are currently uneXplained it supports the other side Often complains of scientific shunning because they are outside of the mainstream Misuses the rules of evidence testimonials anecdotes reporting only successes EX ESP Ethics set of standards for moral conduct as judged by societycommunity research ethics are set be the APA and federal granting agencies such as the NIH Who decides The IRB Review Levels for the IRB Exempt no minimal risk 0 Expedited minimal low riskstress Full review high risk vulnerable populations What are the benefitscosts of performing these studies Are these studies the only way to find this information 0 Are all other ethical guidelines followed IACUC for non human vertebrate animals Buided by Federal Animal Welfare Act and NIG guidelines Considers both the use and care of animals 0 Licenses last for 3 years Case Study 0 University of Pennsylvania Head Injury Clinic 1983 0 Purposefully in icted head injuries to 150 primates httpwww upenn edualmanacVSZDd n02090385 insert Ddf Vertebrate Animal Research 0 Ethical Issues Can the use be justified Do human wants needs concerns take precedence over animal rights What are animal rights and where do they come from IACUC considerations 0 Are vertebrate animals necessary 0 Research original vs unnecessarily duplicative of animals to be used 0 Pain distress comfort Three R s of Ethically Responsible Animal Research Reduction minimize Refinement minimize pain Replacement replacement of subjects where possible General Guidelines for Human Participants 0 Right to safety 0 Tuskegee Syphilis Study httpwww cdc govtaskegeetimeline htm Milgram httpwwwnpr01392030828209559002takin2acloserlookatmilgmmSShocking obedienceStudy 0 Right to respectful treatment voluntary participation informed consent 0 right to privacy 0 confidentiality info not made public 0 anonymity identity unknown data and identity kept separate 0 Debriefing after study dehoaXing revealing deception 0 desensitizing discussing the behaviors of the participant and any involved


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