Dr. Patricia Keith-Spiegel discussed
innovative ways to bring ethical
issues alive for students.
Teaching Tool is a computerized program
that uses interactive lessons to help “cheetahs”
change their spots. Similarly, Responding to
Research Wrongdoing: A User Friendly Guide,
developed by Keith-Spiegel and colleagues,
helps researchers overcome their tendency to
ignore scientific misconduct.
Keith-Spiegel’s 2013 book “Red Flags in
Psychotherapy: Stories of Ethics Complaints
and Resolutions” is another potential teaching
tool. The book grew from her realization that
simply telling students what to do doesn’t
necessarily change their behavior.
Said Keith-Spiegel, “People remember
— REBECCA A. CLAY