Research Bias. Jessica Wilson. Quotable. “The main point to remember with research bias is that, in many disciplines, it is unavoidable.” - Shuttleworth, M., (2009). Understanding Bias. It is important to understand and minimize bias Reality is subjective
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“The main point to remember with research bias is that, in many disciplines, it is unavoidable.”
- Shuttleworth, M., (2009).
- Mehra, B., (2002).
“Is it ok to bring biases to your inquiry – because everyone has them, after all- as long as you openly admit them and continually reflect on how they might affect what you conclude.”
“We cannot completely extricate ourselves from them (biases). All we can ask of ourselves is to be transparent about what we think and how our thinking may affect what we see.”
“Third, beliefs within the medical profession about the nature of African Americans, sexual behavior, and disease clouded the study. As a result, the health of an entire community was jeopardized by leaving a communicable disease untreated.”
-Heintzelman, C.A., (2003).
The Tuskegee Syphilis Study