Animal Experitationmen



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 Experitationmen

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?