I’m working on a psychology discussion question and need a sample draft to help me learn.
For this week’s discussion, you will examine your thoughts about academic honesty based on the articles you read this week. You will then identify some situations in which you face ethical choices and suggest how you would approach them.
References info to include
Ruscio, J. (2005). Critical Thinking in Psychology: Separating Sense from Nonsense. Chapter 15, “Ethics: The Use and Promotion of Unverified Treatments,” pages 184–196.
Green, J. (2015). Graduate Savvy. Chapter 18, “Research Ethics in the Social Sciences,” pages 173–182
- Langlais, P. J. (2006). Ethics for the next generation. Chronicle of Higher Education, 52(19), B11.
- This article examines the need to meet ethical obligations and professional standards in conducting research, despite the competition and demands that tempt researchers to take an easier path.
- Martinson, B. C., Anderson, M. S., & de Vries, R. (2005). Scientists behaving badly [PDF]. Nature, 435(7043), 737–738.
- This article looks beyond falsification, fabrication, and plagiarism to examine other forms of dishonesty in research that must be avoided