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Ethics in Research with Human ParticipantsIn addition to laying the moral foundations of research with human participants, the examples and analyses in this work help to guide researchers in identifying conflicts of interest and solving ethical dilemmas, planning research, recruiting participants and maintaining trust….

Ethics in Psychology: Professional Standards and Cases (Oxford Series in Clinical Psychology)Psychologists today must deal with a broad range of ethical issues–from charging fees to maintaining a client’s confidentiality, and from conducting research to respecting clients, colleagues, and students. As the field of psychology has grown in size and scope, the role of ethics has become more important and complex whether the psychologist is involved in teaching, counseling, research, or practice. Now this most widely read and cited ethics text in psychology has been revised to reflect the…

Research Methods in Psychology: Investigating Human BehaviorThe Second Edition of Paul G. Nestor and Russell K. Schutt’s successful and unique Research Methods in Psychology: Investigating Human Behavior draws from substantive research stories to illustrate how research is presented while systematically unifying the entire research process within a conceptual framework. This accessible text examines engaging research studies and examples, considering research ethics throughout.   “This is a great text that emphasizes the important concepts within re…

Experiments in Ethics (Mary Flexner Lectures of Bryn Mawr College)In the past few decades, scientists of human nature―including experimental and cognitive psychologists, neuroscientists, evolutionary theorists, and behavioral economists―have explored the way we arrive at moral judgments. They have called into question commonplaces about character and offered troubling explanations for various moral intuitions. Research like this may help explain what, in fact, we do and feel. But can it tell us what we ought to do or feel? In Experiments in Ethics, the phi…

Ethical Choices in Research: Managing Data, Writing Reports, and Publishing Results in the Social SciencesIn this informative and straightforward guide, author Harris Cooper goes beyond the proper treatment of human research subjects to examine frequently neglected ethical issues that arise after the subjects have left. He teaches students and researchers how to avoid these issues through careful planning that begins in the very early stages of a project’s inception. Readers will learn about important ethical considerations related to: collecting, managing, and interpreting study data; assigning res…

Research In Psychology: Methods and Design (Update), Third EditionA careful balance of detail in a readable, engaging style “This is the most complete and coherent synthesis of the most prominent issues in modern research methods. … The author does a great job summarizing a broad, diversified, and contentious field.”—Brad Smith, University of South Carolina “Goodwin makes research sound interesting and even fun (a challenge for me and for other instructors of undergraduate students). … I routinely ask my students to give ratings of the textbook on a 10…

Ethical, Legal, and Professional Issues in Counseling (5th Edition) Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with a bound book, use ISBN 0134379101.   This authoritative resource, written by two counseling professors—one an attorney and the other an expert in ethics—explores the most difficult ethical, legal, and professional challenges in counseling in an easy-to-understand manner. Ideal for instructors who do not specialize in the topics presented, and fo…

Liberal Eugenics: In Defence of Human EnhancementIn this provocative book, philosopher Nicholas Agar defends the idea that parents should be allowed to enhance their children’s characteristics. Gets away from fears of a Huxleyan ‘Brave New World’ or a return to the fascist eugenics of the past Written from a philosophically and scientifically informed point of view Considers real contemporary cases of parents choosing what kind of child to have Uses ‘moral images’ as a way to get readers with no background in philosophy to think abo…

People Studying People: Artifacts and Ethics in Behavioral ResearchThis is a lively and engaging look at the factors, known as ‘artifacts’, that can confound behavioural experiments. By describing key research studies in a narrative style, Rosnow and Rosenthal address the issues of scientific method and clarify the difficulties that behavioural researchers will encounter. Their final chapter addresses ethical issues, again through narrative use of examples….

Analysing Qualitative Data in PsychologyInstructors – Electronic inspection copies are available or contact your local sales representative for an inspection copy of the print version. Analysing Qualitative Data in Psychology is a clear, step-by–step guide linking theory with practice, that offers a unique combination of perspectives on five qualitative approaches: grounded theory, interpretative phenomenological analysis, discourse analysis, narrative analysis and thematic analysis that can be applied to a common data set….