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  • Human Condition And The Animals
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    This article is summarized as the experimentation to observe the intelligence and mental abilities of the Baboons. The achievements of the experiment are to better our understanding of the "high mental processes" of animals, chiefly Primates. The experiment entailed two baboons and two humans in a couple of relation experiments on a computer. Both pairs were subjected to the find correlations and relations on a computer screen and then using a joystick point in the direction of the correct answe...
  • Draze Test The Animals
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    Abstract Animal experimentation has been going on for a while now and people have been protesting against it since it has begun. It seems now days there are more cons for animal experiments because of how it has become a popular topic to this day. The pros seem to think that animal experiments are necessary for living a healthy life. With all of the debating going on, animal experimentation may be halted. Animal Experimentation Should animal experimentation be regulated Do animals have the same ...
  • Peta And Other Animal Rights Organizations
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    Saving Our Fellow Earthlings At the University of Oregon, Barbara Garden-Licked, Ph. D., sewed kittens' eyes shut and forced them to jump from a height onto a platform surrounded by water so she could study the effects of sight deprivation on the brain. Cruel and inhumane experiments like this one is an excellent reason why people should recognize the importance of animal right activist groups such as PETA (People of the Ethical Treatment of Animals). Founded in 1980 by Ingrid E. Newkirk and Ale...
  • Older And Surplus Animals From Zoos
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    Animal Rights Many people feel that animals have no rights and are here solely for our use. Humans are animals too, we shouldn't take advantage of other animals just because they can't reason like us. Animals are used in medical research labs as experiments. These experiments are meant only to benefit humans. I'm not totally against testing, some good can come of it. But when are tortured and abused in the process then there is something wrong with it. For example in the early 1980's baboons wer...
  • Animal Testing Using Animals
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    Animal Testing Using Animals for testing is wrong and should be banned. They should be entitled to the rights we have. Every day humans are using defenseless animals for cruel and most often useless tests. The animals cannot fight for themselves therefore we must. There should be stronger laws to protect them from laboratory experiments. Although private companies run most labs, experiments are often conducted by public organizations. The U.S. government, the Army and Air Force in particular, ha...
  • Use Of Humans And Animals
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    The study of psychology often requires the use of experimental methods to gather important information for the betterment of the human race. Experiments often involve the use of humans and animals. What can be done to a human or animal in the name of science and research is a question of ethics. Ethics is study of moral issues in the fields of medical treatment and research. In the experiments performed by Carney Landis, many ethics violations were committed. In his experiments humans and animal...
  • Experimentation On Animals
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    BIOETHICS Progress in the pharmacological, medical and biological sciences involves experimentation on all living species, including animals and humans. The effectiveness of medications investigative procedures and treatments must at some point be tested on animals and human beings. Although tests are conducted much more frequently on lab animals, especially those most related to humans, they do not provide sufficient information. The history of medicine shows that there has always been a need f...
  • Francesco Redi
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    A Study of the Life and Accomplishments of Francesco Redi Francesco Redi was born on February 19, 1626 in Arezzo, Italy. He died on March 1, 1697 in Pisa, Italy. His father was Gregorio Redi a renowned Florentine physician who worked at the Medici court. His mother's name was Cecilia de' Gh inci. Redi was the eldest of nine brothers. He graduated in philosophy and medicine from the University of Pisa on May 1st 1647. On April 26, 1648 he registered at the Colegio Medico in Florence, and was the ...
  • Experiments On Animals
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    Anthony Jones WHAT DO ANIMALS MEAN TO US When it comes to dealing with animals humans tend to think that they can do whatever they want. Animals should have rights just as humans have rights. However, animal rights are disregarded as we continue to eat and use them in experiments. We view animals not as living creatures, but as objects to do with as we please. This is not the p reception that we should have of animals. In The Inhumanity of the Animal People, Joy Williams speaks of the injustice ...
  • Results Of Gibson And Walk's Experiment
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    In 1960, Eleanor Gibson and Richard Walk conducted an experiment to see whether depth perception is an inborn or a learned skill in humans. They conducted their experiment with a table that had a thick glass surface on half of the table and a solid base on the other half. This created an illusion of a small cliff without the dangers of actually falling. In this experiment, infants ranging from the age of 6 to 14 months were placed on the solid side of the table. The infants' mothers were placed ...
  • Small Animal Surgery Class
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    "Disposable" Animal Surgeries at OSU are Unnecessary In recent months much attention has been drawn to a veterinary class offered by Oregon State University. Until last February, little thought had been given to the College of Veterinary Medicine, or CVM, since it was founded in 1979. VM 757, a small animal surgery class, teaches students to perform different types of surgeries on cats and dogs, experience that is helpful in obtaining a job upon graduation. The animals used in these experiments ...
  • Veterinarian's Work
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    I have tried to expand my animal experience to several species. These experiences have all helped me learn more about each species and become more comfortable working with them. By working at the animal hospital, I have been able to get an insight into the everyday work of a veterinarian. I am aware that veterinarians have a great deal of responsibility resting on their shoulders. Much of society consider pets to be members of the family and depend on veterinarians to keep their "loved one" in g...
  • Data From An Animal Experiment
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    All for Animals WORDS: 592 Is it right to take the life of an innocent animal? Animals have been burnt, crushed, sliced, electrocuted, tortured with drugs, poisoned with toxic chemicals, and tormented in psychological testing. They do all these test just to make money or find if a chemical is safe for humans. Is this right? Animal testing or vivisection (as commonly called) promises to cure ills though animal experimentation. If this is stopped, that will be the end of human cures. Dr. Werner Ha...
  • Tests On Animals
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    And Justice for All These things are happening in laboratories around the world according to Elshtain: The wings of 74 mallard ducks are snapped to see whether crippled birds can survive in the wild. (They can t.) Infant monkeys are deafened to study their social behavior, or turned into amphetamine addicts to see what happens to their stress level. Monkeys are separated from their mothers, kept in isolation, addicted to drugs, and induced to commit aggressive acts. Pigs are blowtorch ed and obs...
  • Wrong Acts To The Animals
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    I like watching TV, and when I have time I watch everything related to nature and animals. I observed since I was little that some animals are not treated as they should be, and it bothers me when I see people making experiments on animals, using them to entertain other people, or destroying their houses. Many people feel that animals have no rights, and are here for our use only. Humans are animals too, and we shouldn t take advantage of other animals just because they can t reason like us. Whe...
  • Animal Intelligence The Learning Theory Of Thorndike
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    11/22/00 Animal Animal Intelligence Philip Weiss 11/22/00 Animal Intelligence "Animal Intelligence' The learning theory of Thorndike represents the original S-R framework of behavioral psychology: Learning is the result of associations forming between stimuli and responses. Such associations or "habits' become strengthened or weakened by the nature and frequency of the S-R pairings. The classic example of Thorndike's S-R theory was a cat learning to escape from a "puzzle box' by pressing a lever...
  • Use Of Animals For Research
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    For Animal Research Animal Research For the past 20 years, there has a been an on going heated debate on whether experiments on animals for the benefit of medical and scientific research is ethical. Whether it is or isn't, most people believe that some form of cost-benefit test should be performed to determine if the action is right. The costs include: animal pain, distress and death where the benefits include the collection of new knowledge or the development of new medical therapies for humans...
  • Animal Testing Using Animals
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    Animal Testing Using animals for testing is wrong and should be banned. They have rights just as we do. Twenty-four hours a day humans are using defenseless animals for cruel and most often useless tests. The animals have no way of fighting back. This is why there should be new laws to protect them. These legislations also need to be enforced more regularly. Too many criminals get away with murder. Although most labs are run by private companies, often experiments are conducted by public organiz...
  • Scientific Experiments On Animals
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    Speaking Outline: Animal Testing Specific Purpose: To persuade my audience about the three major ways of how scientific experiments on animal is inhumane. Introduction I. Put yourself into an animal's position. Imagine that you are being poked and probed by needles for the benefits of humans. II. Animals are being abuse more and more everyday in scientific experiments.. I have pets and I? m against animal testing, so knowing that animals are used in research is appalling. IV. Some research and s...
  • Animal Experiments
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    Animal Testing: Right Or Wrong? Essay, Research Paper Animal Testing Right or Wrong? In the 1880's, Louis Pasteur conducted one of the most unpleasant series of animal experiments in the history of the fight against infectious disease. Unable to see the organism that causes rabies with the microscopes available, he convinced a skeptical medical community of the microorganism's existence and also the possibility of vaccinating against it. He did this by doing work on rabbits and dogs. In 1885, af...

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