Monkeys in space

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  • Harry Harlow's Love: A Mothers Love

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    studied and experimented on rhesus monkeys. Through his research he was able to prove that parents need to provide love to properly raise a human child. Harlow discovered that there are three variables which make up love; they are touch, motion, and play. He discovered that touch was an important factor of love through his experiment of contact comfort. Harlow took newborn monkeys and put them into a cage that had two options of which fake monkey to go to. The monkey could go to a cloth mannequin who

  • Monkeys Into Space Research Paper

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    Monkeys made it into space before us, and they didn’t even have to try. There was a vast amount of effort and thought, that had to be used, to get us to where we are now in space exploration, and believe it or not, it all started with a furry little friend name Albert. A great deal of preparation had been done to put monkeys into space. But through all the bitter losses, we finally came through, and from that much valuable research was gathered. Step one of this expedition was preparation. Scientists

  • Ham, the Space Monkey and NASA

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    The Space Monkey Research Paper The Space Monkey was a good thing because it helped our space exploration and he was the first to send an animal into space. NASA should keep exploring space and do whatever it takes to do it even if that means an animal going through harsh training for preparation to the next mission. The Space Monkey started a fire because it was the first animal in space for the U.S., the training and preparation, helped NASA’s space era, and people were up set for animal cruelty

  • Examples Of Nature Vs Nurture Debate

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    Nature​ ​vs.​ ​Nurture​ ​Debate​ ​Research​ ​Notes 1. The Boy Who was Raised a Girl - Pg. 96 David Reimer was circumcised at 8 months old and the surgery went horribly wrong. His penis was destroyed. From then on his parents decided to raise him as a girl. Nature: Even though David’s parents gave him sex pills, treated him like he was a girl, dressed him like one etc. He couldn’t believe them and he naturally felt like a boy, not a girl. They couldn’t train him how to pee sitting down. When

  • Critique Paper 2 Reading 17 Discovering Love Research

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    infant-mother love, especially the importance of contact comfort. Harlow was interested in manipulating the mother figure of infants to identify the root of bonds and love; but since this could easily become unethical to study with humans, he used rhesus monkeys. Based on Freud’s hypothesis, one would think that the importance of receiving milk would be the primary root of a bond between the infant and the mother, but Harlow found that contact comfort was incredibly important, even more so than receiving

  • Animal Emotions Essay

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    experiment with long tailed macaque monkeys to determine if they were able to rein aggressive behavior and act cooperatively. Subgroups of monkeys were created, and the lowest ranking monkey was taught to press a set of levers in a specific sequence that caused a machine to deliver popcorn. The high-ranking monkeys noticed the low ranking monkeys’ unique skills. The high-ranking monkeys soon began grabbing all the popcorn. Before long the low ranking monkeys stopped operating the machine. This

  • The Nature Of Love By Harry Harlow

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    Harry Harlow was labeled as a man with a desire for learning about what he presumed love to be and consequently, dedicated his later career to the subject. Life presented him with ups and downs yet, he pursued his research with a vigor. He developed notions about the concepts of affection in contrast to bodily needs and what could possibly derive from one not receiving love. This guided him to establish observational research methods to study his ideas via the use of infant primates which, yielded

  • Harry Harlow

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    Harry Israel was born in Fairfield, a small town in Iowa. He was the third of four boys and grew up in a family that placed a top quality on the value of education. When he completed his bachelor and doctoral degrees at Stanford University, his advisor convinced Harry to change his surname from Israel to Harlow because of the concern of possible discrimination of his last name. In 1930, Harlow began work as a comparative psychologist at the University of Wisconsin in Madison and remained there for

  • Harlow's Rhesus Monkey Experiment

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    the sole stars of the experiment: Rhesus Monkeys. A significant amount of observations were found in the experiment. These directly related themselves to the limited social contact of humans. It was specifically aimed toward the cases of isolated and feral children. In these experiments, or observations, it is demonstrated that human or mother contact is necessary to the development of a child. In Harlow’s rhesus monkey experiment, Harlow placed monkeys in separate cages to isolate them, or leave

  • Humanity Of Animal Testing

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    scientific research is not acceptable in many cases. On June 11, 1948, the United States launched "Albert I", a rhesus monkey into space. Sadly, Albert I died of suffocation during the flight, but that didn't stop the testing. Albert I was quickly replaced with Albert II who died of impact during re-entry after a parachute failure. Albert I and Albert II weren't the only monkeys to be launched into the void. In