In order to get approval for the conduct of a psychological research that includes the use of animals, the researchers have to follow set number of guidelines from their countries psychological association. The British Psychological Society and Experimental Psychology Society worked in Co-operation to produce guidelines for activities …show more content…
Cruel and Inhumane
According to the Humane Society International, almost if not all animals are faced with force feeding, inhalation, food and water deprivation, prolonged periods of physical restraint.
E.I,: Lethal Dose 50 (LD50) is a teste that involves finding out with dose of chemicals will kill 50% of the animals used in experiments.
Since animals lack of lawfully enforced rights therefore makes them an easier target to be subject of experimentation. They do not share or have cognitive ability or moral judgments that would normally be found in humans. Alternative methods
In vitro, this referee tot he testing in petri dishes, as now human cells can represent the whole human body in a petri dish. Companies such as EpiDerm and ThinCert now sell artificial human skin that can be used for