Ethics and Society Newsfeed – October 5, 2018

Politics Everything on Brett Kavanaugh and the F.B.I. Investigation “Around 2:30 a.m., the White House said in a statement it … More

Ethics and Society Newsfeed – May 4, 2018

Bioethics/Medical Ethics Bioethics group to study technology behind ‘three-parent babies’ “Mitochondrial genome replacement technology involves combining the genetic material (DNA) … More

Ethics & Society Newsfeed: February 3, 2017

Politics Betsy DeVos’s ethics review raises further questions for Democrats and watchdogs Betsy DeVos, Trump’s nominee to lead the Education … More

Terminating therapy, Facebook policies, Incorporating spirituality and treatment of LGBT clients & More: Dr. Celia B. Fisher addresses the ethical conduct of clinical psychology

  Clinical psychologists can face ethical dilemmas on a daily basis as a result of the nature of their work: … More

Options or oppression: What do new egg freezing job benefits mean for women?

By: Elizabeth Yuko, Ph.D. Ever since the news broke on Tuesday of Facebook and Apple’s new policy of including egg … More

Issues of Research Ethics in the Facebook ‘Mood Manipulation’ Study: The Importance of Multiple Perspectives

  By: Michelle Broaddus, Ph.D. A new study using Facebook data to study “emotional contagion,” and the ensuing backlash of … More

Issues of Research Ethics in the Facebook ‘Mood Manipulation’ Study: The Importance of Multiple Perspectives (full text)

  By: Michelle Broaddus, Ph.D. A recent paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences describes a … More

HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute Fellow Publishes Study on HIV Testing and Facebook

While Facebook may be used primarily to reconnect with old friends and share vacation photos, a recent study suggests that … More