Web Exercises

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Web Exercises

1. Go to the American Psychological Association’s ethical code: APA Ethical Code.

  • Explore the 10 ethical standards.
  • Where would you find the ethical standard on distorting data in research?
  • Read through that particular standard.
  • Do you think there is enough guidance on the ethics of distorting data?
  • Why or why not?
  • What else would you add?

2. 1. Go to NIH Spends Millions to Study Alternative Therapy.

  • Listen to the podcast and/or read the transcript.
  • What is the purpose of the study?
  • What is the null hypothesis?
  • What type of parametric or nonparametric test do you think the researchers would conduct to determine the results of their data?