Imagine a well-known researcher at a major university has two graduate student assistants. He conducts three studies in his laboratory, all of which involve labor-intensive procedures. The graduate research assistants help with data collection. They also help write the discussion section of the final article, adding their thoughts and suggestions to the various drafts. The article is accepted into a leading journal for publication. The primary researcher lists only himself as the author of the article, claiming that he wrote at least 75% of the final pap3r.
Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words:
Has the primary researcher committed an error?
Why or why not? Explain your answer.
If you were one of the graduate assistants, how would you handle this scenario?
Reference the appropriate section of American Counseling Association Code of Ethics to justify your responses.
How does adhering to research ethics support professionalism in the counseling field? Provide an example.
How does adhering to research integrity support professionalism in the counseling field? Provide an example.