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Ethical Care of Nonhuman Animals in Research

1. Summarize the study of the guidelines for ethical care in the care and use of nonhuman animals in research.

2. Explain how classical and/or operant conditioning is applied in the study of the guidelines for ethical care in the care and use of nonhuman animals in research.

3. Discuss the ethical issues associated with the methods of research. What were the risks to the subject(s)? What information was gained as a result of the research? Was the information gained from the study worth the risks?

4. Identify which ethical principles should be applied when conducting research with animal subjects.

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1. Summarize the study of the guidelines for ethical care in the care and use of nonhuman animals in research

The overall guidelines for ethical care of nonhuman subjects in research is to:

a. Follow all laws.
b. Submit a protocol for the research to be approved (to the applicable research overview board for the institution or project), describing all details of treatment, prior to beginning work.
c. Have a clear scientific purchase that expects to generate knowledge that has the potential to benefit humans or other animals.
d. Monitor the study to ensure animal care and welfare is appropriate and healthful for the species, is handled competently by experimental workers, is humane, reduces unnecessary stress on the animals and minimizes discomfort from any aversive stimuli involved in the work.
e. Minimize disturbances in the field, especially with endangered species.

2. Explain how classical and/or operant conditioning is applied in the study of the guidelines for ethical care in the care and use of nonhuman animals in research

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