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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.
Table of Contents
1 Exploring Life and Science Unit 1 Human Organization 2 Chemistry of Life 3 Cell Structure and Function 4 Organization and Regulation of Body Systems Unit 2 Maintenance of the Human Body 5 Cardiovascular System: Heart and Blood Vessels 6 Cardiovascular System: Blood 7 The Lymphatic and Immune Systems 8 Infectious Diseases 9 Digestive System and Nutrition 10 Respiratory System 11 Urinary System Unit 3 Movement and Support in Humans 12 Skeletal System 13 Muscular System Unit 4 Integration and Coordination in Humans 14 Nervous System 15 Senses 16 Endocrine System Unit 5 Reproduction in Humans 17 Reproductive System 18 Development and Aging Unit 6 Human Genetics 19 Patterns of Chromosome Inheritance 20 Cancer 21 Patterns of Genetic Inheritance 22 DNA Biology and Technology Unit 7 Human Evolution and Ecology 23 Human Evolution 24 Global Ecology and Human Interferences 25 Human Population, Planetary Resources, and Conservation