E-Research: Ethics, Security, Design, and Control in Psychological Research on the Internet

TitleE-Research: Ethics, Security, Design, and Control in Psychological Research on the Internet
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2002
AuthorsNosek, BA, Banaji, MR, Greenwald, AG
JournalJournal of Social Issues
Type of ArticleArticle
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number00224537
Accession Number6194715
Keywords-- , computer , ETHICS; , Internet; , METHODOLOGY; , network , PSYCHOLOGY , Research; , resources; , sciences , SOCIAL
AbstractThis article talks about the added ethical issues involved in Internet-based research, including the absence of researcher, potential exposure of confidential data and/or identity to a third party, confidentiality, and the security of data transmission and storage., security of data storage, and tracking participants over time. The authors review basic design issues a researcher should consider before implementing an Internet study, including the problem of participant self-selection and loss of experimental control on the Internet laboratory.
NotesNosek, Brian A. 1; Email Address: bnosek@wjh.harvard.edu Banaji, Mahzarin R. 1 Greenwald, Anthony G. 2; Affiliation: 1: Harvard University. 2: University of Washington.; Source Info: Jan2002, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p161; Subject Term: INTERNET; Subject Term: SOCIAL sciences -- Research; Subject Term: SOCIAL sciences -- Methodology; Subject Term: ETHICS; Subject Term: COMPUTER network resources; Subject Term: SOCIAL psychology; NAICS/Industry Codes: 517110 Wired Telecommunications Carriers; NAICS/Industry Codes: 517919 All Other Telecommunications; NAICS/Industry Codes: 518210 Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services; NAICS/Industry Codes: 519130 Internet Publishing and Broadcasting and Web Search Portals; NAICS/Industry Codes: 541720 Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities; Number of Pages: 16p; Document Type: Article
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