Flashcards in 2.4.3 ethical issues and non human animals Deck (10):
what harm can be caused to animals?
what is an issue with consent and animals?
animals cant consent or withdraw
what is an issue of using animals?
removal from habitat
killing animal or dying
cant go back to habitat
what is a problem of research that causes damage to an animal?
cant debrief them
what has the BPS published for psychologists working with animals?
separate set of guidelines
In general what should researchers do when working with animals?
avoid and minimise stress to animals
consider other options to animal research
only use necessary animals
what is the bateson decision cube? what does it involve?
cost benefit analysis
- ethical cost for the animals
- benefits to society and individual
- scientific quality of findings
give an example of an ethical cost to the animals?
removal from natural habitat - physical harm
what could be benefits to society?
advances - medically, psychologically