Ethical Reasoning and Cognitive Biases

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Which of the following topics will be covered in this course?

Understanding ethical principles

What is one specific area that will be examined in terms of ethical responsibilities?

The differences between private and public practice

What are some of the learning outcomes of this course?

Gaining knowledge of ethical principles

Which of the following is a reason why people may fail to implement ethical action?

Fear of retaliation

What is the bystander effect?

The tendency for people to fail to act when they assume others will take action

What skills are necessary for ethical implementation?

Effective prioritizing and risk management

What can influence the implementation of a plan to deal with ethical misconduct?

Fear of retaliation

According to the Four Component Model, which of the following is NOT one of the components of ethical thinking?

Ethical implementation

What is one way of defining 'ethics' mentioned in the text?

Method for decision-making

What is the purpose of ethical sensitivity in ethical practice?

To interpret the situation

What are some potential ethical issues raised in the vignette about the 82-year-old woman?

Autonomy, beneficence, and justice

Which cognitive bias might lead a researcher to only report data that confirms their favored hypothesis?

Confirmation bias

Which cognitive bias might make it harder for a worker to pass on a gift they received from a client?

Loss aversion

Which social psychological factor might result in a reluctance to report unethical behavior within a team?

Conformity and resistance

Which cognitive bias might lead a researcher to manipulate data if they believe their work is more important than ethical considerations?

Dissonance reduction

Test your ethical reasoning skills and learn how cognitive biases can impact your decision-making process. Explore the work of Daniel Kahneman and his colleagues to gain insights into moral judgment.

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