The only ethical principle which has made science possible is that the truth shall be told all the time. If we do not penalize false statements made in error, we open up the way, donít you see, for false statements by intention. And of course, a false statement of fact, made deliberately, is the most serious crime a scientist can commit. Ė C.P. Snow
 
     
 
Chapter 5: Integration Questions
 
   
 
3. Who determines penalties for research violations? What is the range of possible penalties?
  Click here and read the code of ethics from the Society for Research in Child Development.
Click here and the code of ethics from the American Sociological Association.
Click here the code of ethics from the American Chemical Society.
 
 
 
Research Ethics
 
 
Chapter 5: The Impossible Dream
Discussion and Reflection Questions
Integration Questions
References and Resources
 


This chapter addresses research misconduct. Upon completion of this chapter, we hope that you can define and identify research misconduct, including fabricating and falsifying data, plagiarism, and abuses of confidentiality. We also hope you learn about institutional and federal consequences for research conduct.

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