10 Famous Psychological Experiments
Today, the world of psychological experimentation is tightly packed with ethical and professional guidelines, regulations, and prohibitions. In the Netherlands there are institutions such as the Leiden Commission Ethical Psychology (CEP) and also at the European level you will find regulations regarding ethics. For example, the European Federation for Psychologists (EFPA) ethical guidelines in which a lot of things are banned, or are made mandatory, mostly because of the well-being of the participants, but also to monitor the integrity of the subject of psychology. Scientists should take into account, among other things, respect for the participants’ human rights and dignity, with the scope of the researcher’s capacity (which means that he has to keep his field and not just to investigate other disciplines without thorough knowledge ), responsibility (the direct effects of his experiment become known), integrity and so on.