Case study 8

Please read the articles below and respond to the questions that follow.

Article 1– https://www.nia.nih.gov/research/blog/2014/04/encouraging-older-adults-participate-research

(if the link for article 1 does not work, please copy and paste it into a new window).

Article 2– https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/07/13/ut-austin-scrutinizes-ethics-controversial-same-sex-parenting-study

Case Study Questions

1. In Article 1, what reasons were given for why older adults might not participate in research? What other reasons might exist?

2. Considering Article 1, how can we apply the APA Code of Ethics to working with older adults? How can we apply Saint Leo University’s Core Values?

3. Briefly summarize the case presented in Article 2.

4. Were the APA Code of Ethics violated in this case (article 2)? Explain.

5. Were Saint Leo Univeristy’s Core Values violated in this case?

6. What recommendations do you have for investigating the research described in Article 2?

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