Psy 331 Psychology of learning Discussion 1

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 Review the following studies from the reading/multimedia this week:

a. Milgram’s study of obedience
b. Thinking critically about Harlow's experiments
c. “Little Albert”  
d. Guidelines for ethical care in the care and use of nonhuman animals in research
e. Standard 8: Research and publication
Choose one of the above studies and incorporate the following in your response:
a. Summarize the study.
b. Explain how classical and/or operant conditioning is applied in the study.
c. Discuss the ethical issues associated with the methods of research. What were the risks to the subject(s)? What information was gained as a result of the research? Was the information gained from the study worth the risks?  
d. Identify which ethical principles should be applied when conducting research with human or animal subjects.
Your initial post should be a minimum of 250-300 words.  You must use at least one scholarly, peer-reviewed source that was published within the past five years and is cited according to APA guidelines as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. 

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