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Psychological Experimentation on Animals

Are there research questions that can only be answered by doing experiments with nonhuman animals in order to shed light on human psychology?

Since some believe Darwin's theory supported psychological research on nonhuman animals; are there research questions that can only be answered by doing experiments with nonhuman animals in order to shed light on human psychology? Defend you position. Please give scholarly references and use own words (no copy and paste).

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Due to the safety requirements in conducting experimental research with human subjects, it is quite probable that there are research questions that can only be answered by doing experiments with nonhuman animals, in order to shed light on human psychology. This is due to the fact that there are some research questions that will require an in-depth probe into the physical brain, in order to ascertain certain answers to important research questions. This may include such activities as gauging an animal's emotional and cognitive response to ...

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This solution describes the importance of psychological experimentation on animals.

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