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Psychologists' concerns lie...

Less with unique behaviors than with discerning general principles that explain many behaviors

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Culture

The enduring behaviors, ideas, attitudes, values, and traditions shared by a group of people and transmitted form one generation to the next

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We are...

Like each other but unlike each other

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Gender...

Matters in some situations

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Our life processes....

Whether make or female are the same

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We study animals...

To learn things about humans because we are animals

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The animal protection movement...

Protects the use of animals in research

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Animals can...

Benefit from research as well

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Informed consent

An ethical principle that research participants be told enough to enable them to choose whether they wish to participate

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The American psychological association encourages investigators to

Obtain informed consent, protect them from harm and discomfort, treat information about participants confidentially, fully debrief ppl

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Debrief

The postexperimental explanation of a study, including its purpose and any deceptions to its participants

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An experiment's purpose is not to....

Re-create the exact behaviors of everyday life but to test the theoretical principles