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posted on 25.02.2022, 23:21 by Judy IllesJudy Illes, Ashley LawsonAshley Lawson, Patrick McDonald

We discuss challenges experienced with a discrete choice experiment where the lack of sufficient responses to power analysis may have been due to the vulnerability of the population, added caregiving burdens imposed by the pandemic, and an imbalance of benefit-to-load of participation. We also address considerations for the paradigm where the necessarily few testable attributes may limit cultural meaningfulness and generalizability, and bring into question principles of research ethics.

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RF1 MH117805 01

Achieving ethical integration in the development of novel neurotechnologies

National Institute of Mental Health

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jilles@mail.ubc.ca

Lead author country

Canada

Lead author job role

Higher Education Faculty 4-yr College

Lead author institution

University of British Columbia

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