According to the federal regulations, research is eligible for exemption.

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The research is conducted solely in educational settings or in connection with clinical treatment of individuals with the mental disorder, and does not involve any significant risk to human subjects. Exempt Research – Steps for the Applicant and Institutional Review Boards.

The research is conducted solely in educational settings or in connection with clinical treatment of individuals with the mental disorder, and does not involve any significant risk to human subjects. Background: Researchers are often curious about how people behave when they’re alone so they might want to look at whether a person’s thoughts are capable of being affected by external forces such as advertising or propaganda while that person remains isolated from social influences.

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This type of study has been referred to as solitary confinement. These types of studies have recently come under scrutiny because it appears researchers may be using this technique more than we realized but there may also be some circumstances where these methods should still be used.

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