learn 1 of 4 questions pg 40-44
why do psychologists study animals, and what ethical guidelines safeguard human and animal research participants?
- Psychology concerned for humans and sensitive to animals serves the welfare of both. there are guidelines for humane treatment, housing, and protection of animals participating in animal research. Animal research has benefited the animals themselves.
- researchers working with human participants are required to obtain their informed consent, protect them from harm and discomfort, keep patient information confidential, and debrief people
- reality TV shows and other movies usually depict psychological experiments inaccurately