TB10 P&C Lecture 1; Language and ethics

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1. What does evidence show from gender in language?

  • Even though they use a language with gendered pronouns Spanish observers do not assign gendered characterstics to objects for physical characteristics
  • Spanish observers assign gendered characterstics to objects for physical characteristics
  • English observers assign gendered characterstics to objects for physical characteristics
  • There was no difference between Spanish and English observers in gendered language
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2. What is reduction?

  • Can you use less sentient animals or computer models to achieve the same end?
  • Are you using the minimum number of animals? Statistical power is important.
  • Animals should not be re-used unless there is a pressing reason. Minimise animal suffering.

3. What is a protected species?

  • Flies and single cell organisms
  • Insects and mammals
  • All vertebrates and octopi from halfway through gestation
  • Humans

4. What is the cost of dementia in Europe?

  • 430 billion pa
  • 110 billion pa
  • 13 billion pa
  • 798 billion pa

5. Do spatial reference terms influence perception?

  • Yes, Northern australian tribes use absolute over relative terms
  • No, Northern australian tribes use relative over absolute terms

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