Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct

Learn 3 specific guidelines for EACH of the following categories:
  • human animals
  • non human animals
You could memorize specific clauses if you like but it is not necessary

For each of the perspectives, you need to choose one study that you can discuss in detail in terms of ethical considerations
Reminder: You have a handout on this topic as well - one for human animals and one for non human animals (given to you in Year 1)

Human animals

Summary of guidelines from the British Psychological Association

Try this quick quiz on ethics - what do you know?

American Psychological Association (APA)
Standard 4: Privacy and Confidentiality

Standard 8: Research and publication
(Informed consent)

Non human animals

American Psychological Association (APA)
Research on animals - the testing viewpoint
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Resolution on the use of animals in research, testing and education

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