Unformatted text preview: funding. Animal rights organizations have long protested psychological research involving animals, including mice and rats. Some of these protests have involved destruction of laboratory facilities and the loss of experimental animals and data. In the past, and perhaps even today, some research participation has been coerced and uninformed. Some research invades privacy. Experimental manipulations of subjects have the potential to cause physical or psychological distress. Some APA members want to restrict the use of psychological research by advertisers "pitching toys, video games, snack food" and the like to children. These professionals see psychology being used to manipulate the young. Others note that psychological principles are also used to convince people not to use drugs or drive after drinking. Consumer psychology is effective and somewhat controversial....
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- Fall '09
- Psychology, human subjects, brain washing, human subject review, funding. Animal rights