For courses in non-majors biology.
Helps students learn the concepts and applications of human biology using relevant topics and realistic scenarios
Known for its unique “Special Topic” chapters and emphasis on everyday health concerns, the 6th Edition of Biology of Humans: Concepts, Applications, and Issues continues to personalize the study of human biology using a conversational writing style, vibrant, easy-to-follow illustrations, abundant applications, and a new emphasis on using everyday science literacy skills. The authors provide a practical, friendly introduction to the study of the human body, preparing readers to navigate today’s rapidly expanding and shifting world of health information.
Each chapter now features brand-new “Consider This Case” exercises and “Finding and Evaluating Information” activities that challenge readers to think critically and apply their knowledge to solve real-world cases. Along with scientific updates and content improvements throughout the text, the 6th Edition also includes a new “Special Topic” chapter on the Obesity Epidemic.
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0134056671 / 9780134056678 Biology of Humans: Concepts, Applications, and Issues Plus Mastering Biology with eText — Access Card Package, 6/e
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Biology of Humans: Concepts, Applications, and Issues, 6th Edition is also available via Pearson eText, a simple-to-use, mobile, personalized reading experience that lets instructors connect with and motivate students – right in their eTextbook.