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Ben Goldacre: What doctors don't know about the drugs they prescribe | Talk Video | TED... - 0 views

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    When a new drug gets tested, the results of the trials should be published for the rest of the medical world - except much of the time, negative or inconclusive findings go unreported, leaving doctors and researchers in the dark. In this impassioned talk, Ben Goldacre explains why these unreported instances of negative data are especially misleading and dangerous.
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Ruby Wax: What's so funny about mental illness? - 0 views

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    Diseases of the body garner sympathy, says comedian Ruby Wax - except those of the brain. Why is that? With dazzling energy and humor, Wax, diagnosed a decade ago with clinical depression, urges us to put an end to the stigma of mental illness.
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BBC - Future - Are we naturally good or bad? - 0 views

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    It's a question humanity has repeatedly asked itself, and one way to find out is to take a closer look at the behaviour of babies.… and use puppets.
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Ethics Unwrapped - 0 views

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    Ethics Unwrapped is a free ethics educational video series produced by The University of Texas at Austin. Includes several videos about attribution theory
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Top 10 Unethical Psychological Experiments - 0 views

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    Psychology is a relatively new science which gained popularity in the early 20th century with Wilhelm Wundt. In the zeal to learn about the human thought process and behavior, many early psychiatrists went too far with their experimentations, leading to stringent ethics codes and standards. Though these are highly unethical experiments, it should be mentioned that they did pave the way to induct our current ethical standards of experiments, and that should be seen as a positive
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Milgram's Obedience Experiment - 0 views

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    The truth beyond the experiment
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Lost in a Shopping Mall -- A Breach of Professional Ethics - 0 views

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    The "lost in a shopping mall" study has been cited to support claims that psychotherapists can implant memories of false autobiographical information of childhood trauma in their patients. The mall study originated in 1991 as 5 pilot experiments involving 3 children and 2 adult participants. The University of Washington Human Subjects Committee granted approval for the mall study on August 10, 1992. The preliminary results with the 5 pilot subjects were announced 4 days later. An analysis of the mall study shows that beyond the external misrepresentations, internal scientific methodological errors cast doubt on the validity of the claims that have been attributed to the mall study within scholarly and legal arenas. The minimal involvement�or, in some cases, negative impact�of collegial consultation, academic supervision, and peer review throughout the evolution of the mall study are reviewed.
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