David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Connie K. Varnhagen, Matthew Gushta, Jason Daniels, Tara C. Peters, Neil Parmar, Danielle Law, Rachel Hirsch, Bonnie Sadler Takach & Tom Johnson
Ethics and Behavior 15 (1):37 – 48 (2005)
We examined participants' reading and recall of informed consent documents presented via paper or computer. Within each presentation medium, we presented the document as a continuous or paginated document to simulate common computer and paper presentation formats. Participants took slightly longer to read paginated and computer informed consent documents and recalled slightly more information from the paginated documents. We concluded that obtaining informed consent online is not substantially different than obtaining it via paper presentation. We also provide suggestions for improving informed consent-in both face-to-face and online experiments.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
Sara L. Lawson & Helen M. Adamson (forthcoming). Informed Consent Readability: Subject Understanding of 15 Common Consent Form Phrases. IRB: Ethics & Human Research.
Harvey A. Taub (forthcoming). Comprehension of Informed Consent for Research: Issues and Directions for Future Study. IRB: Ethics & Human Research.
Heidi E. Keller & Sandra Lee (2003). Ethical Issues Surrounding Human Participants Research Using the Internet. Ethics and Behavior 13 (3):211 – 219.
David J. Pittenger (2003). Internet Research: An Opportunity to Revisit Classic Ethical Problems in Behavioral Research. Ethics and Behavior 13 (1):45 – 60.
Citations of this work BETA
Eric R. Pedersen, Clayton Neighbors, Judy Tidwell & Ty W. Lostutter (2011). Do Undergraduate Student Research Participants Read Psychological Research Consent Forms? Examining Memory Effects, Condition Effects, and Individual Differences. Ethics and Behavior 21 (4):332 - 350.
Nikolina M. Duvall Antonacopoulos & Ralph C. Serin (forthcoming). Comprehension of Online Informed Consents: Can It Be Improved? Ethics and Behavior:1-17.
Jennifer Hunter, Katherine Corcoran, Stephen Leeder & Kerryn Phelps (2013). Is It Time to Abandon Paper? The Use of Emails and the Internet for Health Services Research – a Cost‐Effectiveness and Qualitative Study. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 19 (5):855-861.
Similar books and articles
Caroline Jones (2010). An Australian Based Study on the Readability of HIV/AIDS and Type 2 Diabetes Clinical Trial Informed Consent Documents. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 7 (3):313-319.
Leonard J. Haas (1991). Hide-and-Seek or Show-and-Tell? Emerging Issues of Informed Consent. Ethics and Behavior 1 (3):175 – 189.
Janet L. Brody, John P. Cluck & Alfredo S. Aragon (1997). Participants' Understanding of the Process of Psychological Research: Informed Consent. Ethics and Behavior 7 (4):285 – 298.
Michelle H. Biros (2007). Research Without Consent: Exception From and Waiver of Informed Consent in Resuscitation Research. Science and Engineering Ethics 13 (3):361-369.
David Shaw (2009). Prescribing Placebos Ethically: The Appeal of Negatively Informed Consent. Journal of Medical Ethics 35 (2):97-99.
Sheila McLean (2010). Autonomy, Consent and the Law. Routledge-Cavendish.
Shaun D. Pattinson (2009). Consent and Informational Responsibility. Journal of Medical Ethics 35 (3):176-179.
James R. P. Ogloff & Randy K. Otto (1991). Are Research Participants Truly Informed? Readability of Informed Consent Forms Used in Research. Ethics and Behavior 1 (4):239 – 252.
Neil C. Manson (2007). Rethinking Informed Consent in Bioethics. Cambridge University Press.
Deborah Bowman (2011). Informed Consent: A Primer for Clinical Practice. Cambridge University Press.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads6 ( #439,466 of 1,789,938 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #424,764 of 1,789,938 )
How can I increase my downloads?