1.6 Ethics

1.6 Ethical Guidelines in Psychology- Skill: Define and/or apply concepts.

  • Identify how ethical issues inform and constrain research practices.
  • Describe how ethical and legal guidelines protect research participants and promote sound ethical practice.

Learning Target

1.N Identify how ethical issues inform and constrain research practices.

1.O Describe how ethical and legal guidelines protect research participants and promote sound ethical practice.


1.O.1 Those provided by the American Psychological Association

1.O.2 Federal regulations

1.O.3 Local Institutional Review Board (IRB)

1.O.4 Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC