Describe the debate in scientific literature about the use of deception in both psychological research and reality television programs
– discuss in depth the use of deception in both psychological research and reality television programs.
– when discussing the use of deception in reality television programs, use shows like ‘Big Brother’ to discuss. (Burr, Vivien and King, Nigel (2012) You’re in cruel
England now!: Teaching research ethics through reality TV. Psychology Learning and Teaching, 11 (1). pp. 22-29. ISSN 1475-7257
-explain the risks and benefits in using deception in psychological research.
-fully and clearly support explanations with reference to scientific literature.
-accurately and succinctly summarise articles and draw correct conclusions.
-dont include any redundant or irrelevant information.
-present a compelling argument by integrating valid points linking them explicitly to elements of the reviewed articles.
-thoroughly evaluate the research in terms of one or two of its most important limitations that are fully justified, making reference to scientific literature.
-adhere to all scientific essay guidelines
-write concisely, precisely and logically, using correct scientific language; clearly integrating ideas.
– reference all sources and adhere to APA formatting conditions.
-use all these references (given below) when writing the essay plus anymore that you think may be appropriate:
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