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1 Ethics in Research

2 Little Albert Little Albert

3 Little Albert 1. Why was this experiment performed? 2. What was the result(s) of the experiment? 3. What was the ethical dilemma in this experiment? 4. Should this experiment be performed today?

4 The Monster Study In orphans in state care – In orphans in state care – were tormented for six months by University researchers. The study was testing the theory that children develop speech impediments because of psychological pressure. The study was testing the theory that children develop speech impediments because of psychological pressure. Over a period of six months, Dr Wendell Johnson, a pioneer in speech pathology, tested his theory on 22 children from the Iowa Soldiers' Orphans' Home. Over a period of six months, Dr Wendell Johnson, a pioneer in speech pathology, tested his theory on 22 children from the Iowa Soldiers' Orphans' Home. Some were subjected to prolonged harassment, while the remainder were used as a control group. Some were subjected to prolonged harassment, while the remainder were used as a control group. None of the children became stutterers but some became self-conscious and reluctant to speak, according to the study. None of the children became stutterers but some became self-conscious and reluctant to speak, according to the study.

5 The Monster Study 1. Why was this experiment performed? 2. What was the result(s) of the experiment? 3. What was the ethical dilemma in this experiment? 4. Should this experiment be performed today?

6 Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment

7 Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment 1. Why was this experiment performed? 2. What was the result(s) of the experiment? 3. What was the ethical dilemma in this experiment? 4. Should this experiment be performed today?

8 The Milgram Shock Experiment The Milgram Shock Experiment

9 The Milgram Shock Experiment The Milgram Shock Experiment 1. Why was this experiment performed? 2. What was the result(s) of the experiment? 3. What was the ethical dilemma in this experiment? 4. Should this experiment be performed today?

10 Stanford Prison Experiment Stanford Prison Experiment Twenty-four undergraduates were selected out of 70 to play the roles of both guards and prisoners and live in a mock prison in the basement of the Stanford psychology building. Twenty-four undergraduates were selected out of 70 to play the roles of both guards and prisoners and live in a mock prison in the basement of the Stanford psychology building. Those selected were chosen for their lack of psychological issues, crime history, and medical disabilities, in order to obtain a representative sample. Those selected were chosen for their lack of psychological issues, crime history, and medical disabilities, in order to obtain a representative sample. Roles were assigned based on a coin toss. Roles were assigned based on a coin toss.

11 Stanford Prison Experiment 1. Why was this experiment performed? 2. What was the result(s) of the experiment? 3. What was the ethical dilemma in this experiment? 4. Should this experiment be performed today?

12 Informed Consent Informed Consent


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