Human Biology (14th edition)

Human Biology (14th edition)

By: Sylvia S. Mader (author), Michael Windelspecht (author)Paperback

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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.

About Author

Sylvia S. Mader has authored several nationally recognized biology texts published by McGraw-Hill. Educated at Bryn Mawr College, Harvard University, Tufts University, and Nova Southeastern University, she holds degrees in both Biology and Education. Over the years she has taught at University of Massachusetts, Lowell; Massachusetts Bay Community College; Suffolk University; and Nathan Mayhew Seminars. Her ability to reach out to science-shy students led to the writing of her first text, Inquiry into Life, which is now in its fifteenth edition. Highly acclaimed for her crisp and entertaining writing style, her books have become models for others who write in the field of biology. Michael Windelspecht has taught introductory biology, genetics, and human genetics in the online, traditional, and hybrid formats at community colleges, universities, and military institutions. Educated at Michigan State University and the University of South Florida, he is currently an adjunct professor of biology at Appalachian State University. He served for over a decade as the Introductory Biology Coordinator at Appalachian State University, a program that enrolled over 4,500 students annually. As an author and editor, Dr. Windelspecht has published over 20 reference textbooks and multiple print and online lab manuals and has founded several science communication companies, including Ricochet Creative Productions, which develops and assesses new technologies for the science classroom. Learn more about Dr. Windelspecht at www.michaelwindelspecht.com.

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

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781259252006
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 672
  • ID: 9781259252006
  • weight: 1286
  • ISBN10: 1259252000
  • edition: 14th edition

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