Read "Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct: 2010 Amendments," located at http://www.apa.org/ethics/code/index.aspx
Research the contents of the timeline and choose one item/event from each of the three categories (history, controversies, and theories) that occurred between the year 1800 and today.
History- 1927 Anna Freud
Controversies- 1923 Jean Piaget
Theories- 1979 Elizabeth Loftus
Describe each of the three chosen items/events by doing the following:
- Summarize the item/event.
- Explain society when and where it was occurring, and any prominent researchers who may have been connected to it.
- Describe any ethical issues connected to each item/event.
- Describe why the issues are considered ethical or unethical according to the APA standards of today.
APA format is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.
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