Human Biology

16th Edition
1260547604 · 9781260547603
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 accomplishes the goal of improving scientific literacy, while establishing… Read More
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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 Biology of 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 Genetic Inheritance

22 DNA Biology and Technology

Unit 7 Human Evolution and Ecology

23 Human Evolution

24 Ecology and the Nature of Ecosystems

25 Human Interactions with the Biosphere


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 accomplishes the goal of improving scientific literacy, while establishing a foundation of knowledge inhuman 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.

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