Pearson eText Johnson Human Biology
Fler böcker inom
Antal sidor
Johnson, Michael
Antal komponenter
Pearson eText Johnson Human Biology

Pearson eText Johnson Human Biology

Concepts and Current Issues -- Access Card

Engelska, 2018-07-24
Tillfälligt slut – klicka "Bevaka" för att få ett mejl så fort boken går att köpa igen.
For courses in human biology. Pearson eText offers an affordable, simple-to-use, mobile reading experience that lets instructors and students extend learning beyond class time. Students can study, highlight, and take notes in their Pearson eText on Android and iPhone mobile phones and tablets - even when they are offline. Educators can also add their own notes and highlights directly in the eTextbook so that students see what is important for their particular course. Explore Human Biology in Relation to Current Issues, in the Text and Online Through his teaching, his textbook, and his online blog, award-winning teacher Michael D. Johnson sparks interest in human biology by connecting basic biology to real-world issues that are relevant to your life. Using a storytelling approach and extensive online support, Pearson eText for Human Biology: Concepts and Current Issues, 8th Edition not only demystifies how the human body works but also drives you to become a better, more discerning consumer of health and science information. Each chapter opens with Johnson's popular "Current Issues" essays, and within each chapter, "BlogInFocus" references direct readers to his frequently-updated blog for breaking human biology-related news. Learn more about Pearson eText. NOTE: Pearson eText is a fully digital delivery of Pearson content. This ISBN is for the standalone Pearson eText access card. In addition to this access card, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson eText.
Visa hela texten


Fler böcker av Michael D Johnson

Övrig information

Dr. Michael D. Johnson spent most of his youth in the fields and forests of rural Washington, observing nature. He earned his B.S. degree in zoology from Washington State University and then moved east to earn a Ph.D. in physiology from the University of Michigan. After completing a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at Harvard Medical School he joined the faculty of West Virginia University, where he remained for most of his career. In 2001, Dr. Johnson moved to the Middle East, where he served first as the founding dean of Oman Medical College in the Sultanate of Oman and then as associate dean for premedical education at Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar. In both positions, he directed the premedical education of students from more than 25 countries. He returned to the United States in 2011 to focus on his writing. Dr. Johnson received several teaching awards during his career, including the West Virginia University Foundation Outstanding Teacher award and the Distinguished Teacher Award of the School of Medicine. He is a member of the American Physiological Society, the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society, the National Association of Biology Teachers, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Whether teaching undergraduates or medical students, Dr. Johnson has always had a keen interest in instilling in students an appreciation of science. He seeks to show students how the advancement of scientific knowledge sometimes raises unforeseen ethical, political, economic, and social issues for all of us to discuss and solve. Through this book, he encourages students to become scientifically literate so that they will feel comfortable making responsible choices as consumers of science. You can contact Dr. Johnson at with comments or questions about this book.


1. Human Biology, Science, and Society 2. The Chemistry of Living Things 3. Structure and Function of Cells 4. From Cells to Organ Systems 5. The Skeletal System 6. The Muscular System 7. Blood 8. Heart and Blood Vessels 9. The Immune System and Mechanisms of Defense 10. The Respiratory System. Exchange of Gases 11. The Nervous System. Integration and Control 12. Sensory Mechanisms 13. The Endocrine System 14. The Digestive System and Nutrition 15. The Urinary System 16. Reproductive Systems 17. Cell Reproduction and Differentiation 18. Cancer. Uncontrolled Cell Division and Differentiation 19. Genetics and Inheritance 20. DNA Technology and Genetic Engineering 21. Development, Maturation, Aging, and Death 22. Evolution and the Origins of Life 23. Ecosystems and Populations 24. Human Impacts, Biodiversity, and Environmental Issues Glossary G-1 Answers to Figure Check, Quick Check, and Test Yourself Questions A-1 Credits C-1 Index I-1