Nonhuman animals have been used as subjects in memory research since the earliest days of psychology, and much of what is known about the fundamental processes of memory is largely based on work with animals. Rats, mice, pigeons, rabbits, monkeys, sea slugs, flatworms, and fruit flies are among the most commonly used species. The widespread use of animals in psychological research can be attributed to the ability to systematically manipulate and control their environments under strict... więcej
Salem Press Encyclopedia of Health, 2021. 5p.