Animal Experimentation

Directions: Be sure to save an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English, spelling, and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be four (4) double‐spaced pages; refer to the “Format Requirementsʺ page for specific format requirements.

Part A: Animal Experimentation

The author of your textbook is a proponent of using animals for scientific research to gain insight into human medical, mental, and behavioral issues. She maintains that animal experimentation is a necessary part of that research.

Write the following:

Present two (2) reasons the author uses to justify the use of animals in psychological research. Provide at least two (2) specific examples to support each argument, citing your sources.

Part B: Genetic Research Methods

Genetic research methods are extremely useful to the study of the physiology of behavior because they help researchers understand the role of genetics in physiological differences across individuals.

Write the following:

Identify two (2) genetic research methods and explain how the methods are used to study genetic factors. Give one specific example for each method you described, citing your sources.

Part C: Hit in the Ear

Imagine you are a news correspondent and you are broadcasting at the World Series. All of a sudden you are hit in the ear with a baseball. What are some of the difficulties you may experience when going to work on Monday?