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TITLE 22EXAMINING BOARDS
PART 21TEXAS STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS OF PSYCHOLOGISTS
CHAPTER 465RULES OF PRACTICE
RULE §465.20Research

(a) Conducting Research.

  (1) Licensees who conduct research involving human research participants must obtain informed consent which includes risks, discomfort, adverse effects, limitations on confidentiality including anticipated sharing or use of personally identifiable research data and of the possibility of unanticipated future uses, as well as any aspects about which the prospective participants inquire.

  (2) Licensees shall conduct all research involving animals in a humane manner which minimizes the discomfort, infection, illness and pain of animal subjects. A procedure subjecting animals to pain, stress or privation is used only when an alternative procedure is unavailable and the goal is justified by its prospective scientific, education or applied value.

(b) Research results.

  (1) Psychologists do not fabricate data or falsify results in their publications.

  (2) Licensees who discover significant errors in their published data take all reasonable steps to correct such errors.

  (3) Licensees do not present substantial portions or elements of another individual's research work or data as their own.

  (4) Licensees take responsibility and credit, including authorship credit, only for work they have actually performed or to which they have contributed.


Source Note: The provisions of this §465.20 adopted to be effective June 3, 1999, 24 TexReg 4017

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