Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

1998

Abstract

In this chapter, I present a psychology primer for the uninitiated, with special emphasis on psychology's uses of animals. After sketching the scope of the field generally, I review available data on present numbers and species of animals used in psychological research, level of suffering induced and current trends. I also provide several concrete examples of psychological research involving animals. Finally, the chapter concludes with a presentation of attitudes of psychologists toward animals and these practices.

Comments

This file contains a pre-print version of the book chapter, which has content similar to the final edited version but is not formatted according to the layout of the published book. Some chapters may be missing particular elements, such as figures and tables.