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Double-blind experiment
both unaware, happens after open label experiments
open label
experimenter knows what drug he is giving out and participants may or may not know. wants to know if drug has an effect.
Animal testing, possible uses
animal behavior, models of human disorders
primary evaluation
very observable behavior (ex. give animal a drug and if falls unconscious)
secondary evaluation
use of an instrument (ex. rat pushes lever for food)
Primary Evaluation
examines lethality (LD50, therapeutic index)
Carcinogenicity (cancer)
Teratogenicity (birth defects in children)
too much of the brain is too active, epoleptic behaviors
motor effects
often measures reflexes, loss of coordination
Decrease Reflexes
Increase Reflexes