Ethical Issues of Deception in Psychological Research

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An example of this is Hey (1998) who pointed out that ?there is a world of difference between not telling participants' things and telling them the wrong things'. On the other hand Adair, Dushenko and Lindsay (1985) define deception in psychological research as: the provision of information that actively misleads participants regarding some aspect of the study...
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Christensen (1977) defines deception in psychological research as an explicit misstatement of fact. For the purpose of this essay I am going to use the definition of deception cited in the Oxford English Dictionary. Here it defines deception as untruthful, misleading and dishonesty. The first reference to the ethics of deception to have appeared in psychological research is credited to W...
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