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Trouble at the lab

Trouble at the lab

Economist: Oct 19th 2013 Scientists like to think of science as self-correcting. To an alarming degree, it is not “I SEE a train wreck looming,” warned Daniel Kahneman, an eminent psychologist, in an open letter last year. The premonition concerned research on a phenomenon known as “priming”. Priming studies suggest that decisions can be influenced by […]

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World Medical Association Declaration of Helsinki Ethical Principles for Medical Research Involving Human Subjects

World Medical Association Declaration of Helsinki Ethical Principles for Medical Research Involving Human Subjects

JAMA:  October 19, 2013 1. The World Medical Association (WMA) has developed the Declaration of Helsinki as a statement of ethical principles for medical research involving human subjects, including research on identifiable human material and data. The Declaration is intended to be read as a whole and each of its constituent paragraphs should be applied with consideration of […]

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Redressing Past Wrongs: Changing the Common Rule to Increase Minority Voices in Research

Redressing Past Wrongs: Changing the Common Rule to Increase Minority Voices in Research

American Journal of Public Health: 10/17 Numerous diseases disproportionately affect African Americans across socioeconomic, age, gender, and geographic groups. Despite the need for research into these disparities, African Americans are often underrepresented in research. The Tuskegee Syphilis Study receives much of the blame for this problem, but other contributing factors have also been identified. To date, […]

 

 

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