Human Biology

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  • Edition: 14th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/3/2015
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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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

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