Use of Animals In Experiments: Ethics & Concept


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What must happen if an animal is used in research and its life must be terminated?

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1. What rules must psychologists follow when conducting experiments with animals?

2. Which physiologist conducted research experiments using dogs that provided substantial advances in the field of psychology and human behavior?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you test your knowledge of the ethics of using animals in experiments. Some of the the things you'll be quizzed on include the rules that psychologists must follow when conducting experiments using animals and the agency that provides guidelines for animal use in research and experiments.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • What happens if a research animal's life needs to be terminated
  • The rules psychologists follow when conducting experiments with animals
  • The psychologist who used research on dogs to make substantial advances in the understanding of human behavior
  • The agency that provides guidelines for using animals in research
  • The monkey drug trials of 1969

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the ethics of using animals in experiments
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about animal research in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the guidelines for experiments using animals
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about ethical concerns in animal research

Additional Learning

To learn more about research using animals as subjects, review the corresponding lesson on The Ethics of Using Animals in Experiments. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn why researchers use animals in experiements
  • Understand the APA Ethical Guidelines for Animal Research and Experiments
  • Learn about Pavlov's dogs
  • Review the monkey drug trials of 1969