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Unformatted text preview: Ryan Bloms Psychology 101 Chapter 1 Essay September 26, 2007 Animal Testing Animal research refers to the use of animals in experiments. This was one topic in the text from chapter one that I found particularly interesting and had strong feelings for. My knowledge of this topic was actually quite vague before I read the chapter and before I did a little research. I always thought when psychologists, or anyone else, performed tests on animals that the animal was never harmed in anyway. I thought that hurting them was illegal, and although there are guidelines to what can and cannot be tested, I don’t think that they are strict enough. According to Wikipedia approximately 50 to 100 million vertebrate animals are used annually for testing and either killed during the experiments or subsequently euthanized (put to sleep). Now to me that is just ridiculous and unnecessary. Now I euthanized (put to sleep)....
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2008 for the course PSYC 110 taught by Professor Dr.jamesbyrd during the Fall '07 term at Wisc Stout.
- Fall '07