Research Ethics Chapter 2 . Responsible research. The ultimate goal of research is to understand behavior in ways that will benefit humanity, not to satisfy idle curiosity. Researchers have the responsibility (both ethically and legally) not to harm subjects. Regulatory Groups.
The IRB protects the rights of individuals through informed consent –
Animal Research and Disease of the textbook.
Guidelines for the Care and Use of Mammals in Neuroscience and Behavioral Research (2003)
Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals (1996)