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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 Scientific Method 2 Measuring with Metric 3 Light Microscopy 4 Chemical Composition of Cells 5 Cell Structure and Function 6 Body Tissues 7 Organization of the Body 8 Cardiovascular System 9 Chemical Aspects of Digestion 10 Energy Requirements and Ideal Weight 11 Homeostasis 12 Musculoskeletal System 13 Nervous System and Senses 14 Reproduction and Development 15 Mitosis and Meiosis 16 Patterns of Genetic Inheritance 17 DNA and Biotechnology 18 Human Evolution 19 Effects of Pollution on Ecosystems