Human Biology

Author: Michael Windelspecht,Sylvia Mader

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

ISBN: 1259293688

Category: Science

Page: 672

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Instructors consistently ask for a Human Biology textbook that helps students understand the main themes of biology through the lens of the human body. Mader’s Human Biology, 14th Edition accomplishes the goal of improving scientific literacy, while establishing a foundation of knowledge in human biology and physiology. The text integrates a tested, traditional learning system with modern digital and pedagogical approaches designed to stimulate and engage today’s student. Dr. Michael Windelspecht represents the new generation of digital authors. Through the integration of an array of multimedia resources, Michael has committed to delivering the tried-and-true content of the Mader series to the new generation of digital learners. A veteran of the online, hybrid, and traditional teaching environments, Michael is well-versed in the challenges facing the modern student and educator. Michael personally guided and oversaw all aspects of Connect and LearnSmart content accompany Human Biology, 14th Edition.
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Human Biology

Author: Sylvia Mader,Michael Windelspecht

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9781259689796

Category: Science

Page: 640

View: 4281

Overview Instructors consistently ask for a Human Biology textbook that helps students understand the main themes of biology through the lens of the human body. Mader’s Human Biology, 15th Edition accomplishes the goal of improving scientific literacy, while establishing a foundation of knowledge inhuman biology and physiology. The text integrates a tested, traditional learning system with modern digital and pedagogical approaches designed to stimulate and engage today’s student. Dr. Michael Windelspecht represents the new generation of digital authors. Through the integration of an array of multimedia resources,Michael has committed to delivering the tried-and-true content of the Mader series to the new generation of digital learners. A veteran of the online, hybrid,and traditional teaching environments, Michael is well-versed in the challenges facing the modern student and educator.
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Human Biology

Author: Sylvia S. Mader,Sylvia S.. Mader,Michael Windelspecht

Publisher: McGraw Hill Higher Education

ISBN: 9781259252006

Category: Science

Page: 577

View: 8461

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Human Biology

An Evolutionary and Biocultural Perspective

Author: Sara Stinson,Barry Bogin,Dennis O'Rourke

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118108043

Category: Social Science

Page: 780

View: 3523

This comprehensive introduction to the field of human biology covers all the major areas of the field: genetic variation, variation related to climate, infectious and non-infectious diseases, aging, growth, nutrition, and demography. Written by four expert authors working in close collaboration, this second edition has been thoroughly updated to provide undergraduate and graduate students with two new chapters: one on race and culture and their ties to human biology, and the other a concluding summary chapter highlighting the integration and intersection of the topics covered in the book.
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Human Biology

Author: Chiras

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 128412861X

Category: Medical

Page: 640

View: 5403

Dan Chiras's Human Biology continues to present the latest information on the structure, function, health, and disease of the human body in a modernized ninth edition. This acclaimed text explores the world from the cellular level, followed by a look at tissues and organs before progressing to a discussion of humans within the environment. Dr. Chiras discusses the scientific process in a thought-provoking way that challenges students to become deeper, more critical thinkers. The focus on health and homeostasis allows students to learn key concepts while assessing their own health needs and learning how to implement a healthy lifestyle. The logical organization, relatable topics, and outstanding pedagogical features, make Human Biology, Ninth Edition a refreshing and engaging resource for undergraduate, non-majors.
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Human Biology

Author: Cecie Starr,Beverly McMillan

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305445945

Category: Science

Page: 608

View: 6419

Clear, engaging, and visually compelling, Starr and McMillan's HUMAN BIOLOGY, 11e teaches students the core concepts of human biology and prepares them to make well-informed decisions in their lives. Each chapter opens with an interesting application that highlights the relevance of biology and motivates the study of the topic. Students then learn basic concepts which help them think critically about these issues. Useful pedagogy, such as section-ending Take-Home Messages and a running glossary, ensure students understand key concepts. New Focus on Human Impact boxes and chapter-ending Your Future and Explore on Your Own sections demonstrate to students the impact and personal relevance of the content on their lives. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Human Biology and History

Author: Malcolm Smith

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780203217597

Category: Medical

Page: 240

View: 2777

The biology of people in the past is a rapidly expanding field of historical study. Our capacity to understand the biology of historical populations is experiencing remarkable developments on both theoretical and analytical fronts. Human Biology and History weaves together the fields of biology, archaeology, and anthropology in an exchange of methods and theoretical perspectives that exemplify the interaction between human biology and history. The book presents methods developed for the analysis of biological material that can be applied to historical specimens to reveal the lifestyles and environments of individuals who lived thousands of years ago. Historical data sources are used to reveal the biology and population structure of past civilizations, while biological methods are used to interpret historical patterns and processes. This multi-disciplinary volume presents a unique interlacing of human biology and history to illustrate how individuals and societies have evolved over time. It is an insightful reference for human biologists, historians, and students interested in the intriguing connections that can be made when scientific techniques are applied within a historical context.
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Human Biology

Made Simple

Author: Robert Barrass

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483164233

Category: Medical

Page: 320

View: 6196

Human Biology Made Simple is an introductory work on the study of biology in relation to people and the interdependence of all living things. This book is organized into three parts encompassing 31 chapters. Part 1 deals with the people and the other animals and plants which make lives possible. This part examines the study of life and its continuity, laws of heredity, multicellular organisms, cells and tissues, and the interdependence of all organisms. Part 2 discusses the body and how it works, as well as the benefits of physical fitness, personal health, and hygiene. Part 3 highlights social life, the social consequences of many discoveries in biology, and some problems of community and world health. This book will prove useful to health education and human biology students.
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Visualizing Human Biology

Author: Kathleen A. Ireland

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470569190

Category: Science

Page: 704

View: 3069

Medical professionals will be able to connect the science of biology to their own lives through the stunning visuals in Visualizing Human Biology. The important concepts of human biology are presented as they relate to the world we live in. The role of the human in the environment is stressed throughout, ensuring that topics such as evolution, ecology, and chemistry are introduced in a non-threatening and logical fashion. Illustrations and visualization features are help make the concepts easier to understand. Medical professionals will appreciate this visual and concise approach.
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Human Biology

Concepts and Current Issues

Author: Michael D. Johnson

Publisher: Benjamin Cummings

ISBN: 9780134042435

Category: Human biology

Page: 640

View: 2443

&>For courses in human biology Explore Human Biology in Relation to Current Issues, in the Text and Online. Through his teaching, his textbook, and his online blog, award-winning teacher Michael D. Johnson sparks interest in human biology by connecting basic biology to real-world issues that are relevant to readers' lives. Using a storytelling approach and extensive online support, Human Biology: Concepts and Current Issues Eighth Edition not only demystifies how the human body works but also drives readers to become a better, more discerning consumer of health and science information. Each chapter opens with Johnson's popular "Current Issues" essays, and within each chapter, "BlogInFocus" references direct readers to his frequently-updated blog for breaking human biology-related news. Also available with MasteringBiology(tm) MasteringBiology is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment product proven to improve results by helping readers quickly master concepts. Readers benefit from opportunities to practice basic science literacy skills, using interactive resources that create engaging learning experiences. Effective activities in MasteringBiology help readers further visualize and understand complex biological processes. NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MasteringBiology does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MasteringBiology search for: 0134042239 / 9780134042237 Human Biology: Concepts and Current Issues Plus MasteringBiology with eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0134254902 / 9780134254906 MasteringBiology with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Human Biology: Concepts and Current Issues 0134042433 / 9780134042435 Human Biology: Concepts and Current Issues
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The Oxford Handbook of Economics and Human Biology

Author: John Komlos,Inas Rashad Kelly

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199389292

Category: Human biology

Page: 848

View: 9934

The Oxford Handbook of Economics and Human Biology introduces the scholarly community to the relationship between economic processes and human biology. A society’s biological well-being is important if one is to understand numerous aspects of political and economic developments: the outbreak of revolutions; the effect of industrialization and modernization on a population’s well-being; the demographic transition; and changes in the degree of social inequality by gender, social class, and geographic location. The contributions in this Handbook examine the various ways the economy affects human biological outcomes and, reciprocally, the impact of the latter on the former both over time and cross-sectionally. Another focus is on biological measures as inputs, such as how height and weight affect labor market outcomes and the role of genetic markers on economic variables. A third purpose is to introduce the reader to developmental aspects and policy, particularly correlates of malnutrition and poverty across the world.
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The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst

Author: Robert M. Sapolsky

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0735222789

Category: Science

Page: 800

View: 1610

Why do we do the things we do? Over a decade in the making, this game-changing book is Robert Sapolsky's genre-shattering attempt to answer that question as fully as perhaps only he could, looking at it from every angle. Sapolsky's storytelling concept is delightful but it also has a powerful intrinsic logic: he starts by looking at the factors that bear on a person's reaction in the precise moment a behavior occurs, and then hops back in time from there, in stages, ultimately ending up at the deep history of our species and its genetic inheritance. And so the first category of explanation is the neurobiological one. What goes on in a person's brain a second before the behavior happens? Then he pulls out to a slightly larger field of vision, a little earlier in time: What sight, sound, or smell triggers the nervous system to produce that behavior? And then, what hormones act hours to days earlier to change how responsive that individual is to the stimuli which trigger the nervous system? By now, he has increased our field of vision so that we are thinking about neurobiology and the sensory world of our environment and endocrinology in trying to explain what happened. Sapolsky keeps going--next to what features of the environment affected that person's brain, and then back to the childhood of the individual, and then to their genetic makeup. Finally, he expands the view to encompass factors larger than that one individual. How culture has shaped that individual's group, what ecological factors helped shape that culture, and on and on, back to evolutionary factors thousands and even millions of years old. The result is one of the most dazzling tours de horizon of the science of human behavior ever attempted, a majestic synthesis that harvests cutting-edge research across a range of disciplines to provide a subtle and nuanced perspective on why we ultimately do the things we do...for good and for ill. Sapolsky builds on this understanding to wrestle with some of our deepest and thorniest questions relating to tribalism and xenophobia, hierarchy and competition, morality and free will, and war and peace. Wise, humane, often very funny, Behave is a towering achievement, powerfully humanizing, and downright heroic in its own right.
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Human Biology

Biology, Human biology

Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1490280553

Category: Education

Page: 297

View: 6212

Facts101 is your complete guide to Human Biology. In this book, you will learn topics such as Cell Structure and Function, Organization and Regulation of Body Systems, Cardiovascular System: Heart and Blood Vessels, and Cardiovascular System: Blood plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.
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Ssg- Human Biology 6e Student Study Guide

Author: Chiras

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780763759629

Category: Medical

Page: 265

View: 6865

Human Biology, Sixth Edition, provides students with a clear and concise introduction to the general concepts of mammalian biology and human structure and function. With its unique focus on health and homeostasis, Human Biology enhances students' understanding of their own health needs and presents the scientific background necessary for students to think critically about biological information they encounter in the media. The completely revised content and exceptional new art and photos provide students with a more user-friendly text, while excellent learning tools maximize comprehension of material.
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Quantitative Research in Human Biology and Medicine

Author: Sigismund Peller

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 1483281086

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 436

View: 8630

Quantitative Research in Human Biology and Medicine reflects the author's past activities and experiences in the field of medical statistics. The book presents statistical material from a variety of medical fields. The text contains chapters that deal with different aspects of vital statistics. It provides statistical surveys of perinatal mortality rate; epidemiology of various diseases, like cancer, tuberculosis, malaria, diphtheria, and scarlatina; and discussions of various aspects of human biology such as growth and development, genetics, and nutrition. The inheritance of mental qualities; the law governing multiple births; and historical demography are covered as well. Medical statisticians and physicians will find the book interesting.
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Fundamentals of Human Biology and Health (Fourth Edition)

Author: Heather Murdock

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781626610798


Page: 310

View: 9445

The text gives students a solid understanding of how human cells, tissues, organs, organ systems, and whole organisms operate. Designed to be used on its own or as a supplement to other texts, the material includes clear, concise information covering the main physiological systems in the human body, their interconnections, and what individuals can do to maintain healthy bodies and lifestyles.
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Human biology and health

Author: Anthea Maton,Prentice-Hall, inc

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780134231952

Category: Medical

Page: 272

View: 2346

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Calcium in Human Biology

Author: B.E.C. Nordin

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 144711437X

Category: Medical

Page: 481

View: 4437

Calcium in Human Biology provides an authoritative review of current knowledge and points the way to further progress in the understanding of this essential nutrient. In addition to considering the established importance of an adequate dietary source of available calcium for the formation of sound bones and teeth, there is detailed discussion of the part calcium plays in a variety of aspects of human metabolism. The book is written primarily for those working in the nutritional sciences and related fields. It will also be of interest to clinicians, nutritionists, and to those interested more generally in the biological sciences, as well as to those in the important sectors of the food industry which utilise or produce dairy products and other foods significant to the supply of dietary calcium.
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Human Biology and Health Studies

Author: Peter Givens,Michael Reiss

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780174900603

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 311

View: 2238

Human Biology and Health Studies contains all of the key components required by students following a one year GCSE course in a single volume. It has been written to cover the topics required for GCSE Biology syllabuses including AQA (NEAB) and AQA (SEG) Human Physiology and Health and OCR (MEG) Health Studies. This text will also be a valuable resource for students studying other Human Biology courses and NVQ Science or Health and Social Care and NVQ Care courses.
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