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Informed Consent and the Stanford Prison Experiment

Informed Consent and the Stanford Prison Experiment

Author: Sadie Pendaz

This lesson will explore research ethics through examination of informed consent and the Zimbardo Stanford County Prison experiment. Also discusses the importance of the Institutional Review Board in contemporary sociological research studies.

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Terms to Know
  • Informed Consent

    When doing research that involves human subjects, everyone must be notified in advance of all the responsibilities, risks, and dangers that are potentially associated with the study.

  • Stanford Prison Experiment

    Famous experiment that revealed how the prison structure effects social behavior and shed light on the ethical concerns of social research.