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Discovering Psychology: Updated Edition


Respect for the basic rights of humans and animals is the obligation of all researchers. As a result, you must always consider a variety of safeguards to guarantee ethical and humane treatment of all participants. Professional organizations conducting or overseeing research have established detailed guidelines, standards, and review processes to ensure that participants' rights are honored.

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Question 1: Before beginning an experiment, all of your participants must read and sign a statement of ___.

Question 2: Talking with participants after your study is called ___.