In this free course, Psychological research, obedience and ethics, you will learn about the importance of ethics in research that is undertaken by psychologists. You will read about the famous study on obedience conducted by Stanley Milgram, and watch two psychologists talk about their research with meerkats and chimpanzees.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
describe the research of Stanley Milgram on obedience
recognise the main ethics principles governing psychological research
understand the ethics issues concerning research involving non-human animals
appreciate the value of conducting research with animals.