Studying aggression in bars and nightclubs, a researcher records observations of a savage fight in which three people are seriously injured.

Studying aggression in bars and nightclubs, a researcher records observations of a savage fight in which three people are seriously injured. Ignoring pleas for help from one of the victims, the researcher retreats to a rest room to write up notes from these observations.

  1. Post your thoughts to the following questions:Can you see the ethical issue in the situation? Explain.
  2. How do you feel about it?
  3. Are the procedures described ultimately acceptable or unacceptable?