Scientific rewards and conflicts of ethical choices in human subjects research.

  title={Scientific rewards and conflicts of ethical choices in human subjects research.},
  author={Peter Blanck and Alan S. Bellack and Ralph L. Rosnow and Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus and Nina R Schooler},
  journal={The American psychologist},
  volume={47 7},
The primary responsibility of the American Psychological Association's (APA) Committee on Standards in Research (CSR) is to advise the APA on issues and standards related to the protection of human participants in psychological research. A related goal is to enhance the use of good ethical practices by APA members. The purpose of this article is to foster the view of research ethics not as an affront to the integrity of sound research, but as opportunities for scientific rewards, including… 

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