Access the following website that describes why it is important to use animals in research:
http://www.apa.org/science/animal2.html. Examine the guidelines developed by the American Psychological Association's Committee on Animal Research and Ethics (CARE):http://www.apa.org/science/anguide.html.
Then read an alternative point of view, from the animal rights perspective:http://peta.com/.
What is your opinion of using animals for research?
Was your opinion affected by the readings for this assignment?
Under what circumstances, or for which types of research projects would you advocate for the use of animals in research?
Do you think the use of advanced technology like functional MRI will eventually make animal testing obsolete?
What safeguards you think would be needed in order to protect participants with the use of neuroimaging methods?