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Designed for the one-semester course, Seeley’s Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology is written to allow instructors the ability to accomplish one overall goal: to teach the basics of A&P while fostering the skill of problem solving. Through learning how to solve problems and think critically, students learn A&P based on two themes: the relationship between structure and function, and homeostasis.
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Understanding Human Anatomy and Pathology: An Evolutionary and Developmental Guide for Medical Students
Understanding Human Anatomy and Pathology: An Evolutionary and Developmental Guide for Medical Students provides medical students with a much easier and more comprehensive way to learn and understand human gross anatomy by combining state-of-the-art knowledge about human anatomy, evolution, development, and pathology in one book. The book adds evolutionary, pathological, and developmental information in a way that reduces the difficulty and total time spent learning gross anatomy by making learning more logical and systematic. It also synthesizes data that would normally be available for students only by consulting several books at a time. Anatomical illustrations are carefully selected to follow the style of those seen in human anatomical atlases but are simpler in their overall configuration, making them easier to understand without overwhelming students with visual information. The book’s organization is also more versatile than most human anatomy texts so that students can refer to different sections according to their own learning styles. Because it is relatively short in length and easily transportable, students can take this invaluable book anywhere and use it to understand most of the structures they need to learn for any gross anatomy course.
About the Author
Rui Diogo, associate professor, Howard University, Washington, District of Columbia, USA Drew M. Noden, professor, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA Christopher M. Smith, academic medical illustrator, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York, USA Julia Molnar, postdoctoral fellow, Howard University in Washington, DC, USA Julia C. Boughner, associate professor, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada Claudia Alexandra Amorim Barrocas, graduate student in biological illustration, University of Aveiro, Portugal Joana Bruno, doctoral candidate, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
Using dynamic visuals and kinesthetic exercises, Functional Anatomy helps readers explore and understand the structures, regions, and layers of the body, from bones to ligaments to superficial and deep muscles. Muscle profiles indicate origin, insertion, and innervation points while step-by-step instructions teach effective bone and muscle palpation.
Readers will also learn how structures help the body move through joint motion, and passive and resisted range of motion techniques. For each region, the book illustrates how structure and function work together to achieve motion in daily activities and sports.
A companion Website includes animations of daily activities such as walking, jogging, and sitting; audio pronunciations of muscles; palpation video demonstrations; searchable full text online; PowerPoint slides; lesson plans; Brownstone test generator; and image and table collections.
Widely praised for its clear and consistent organization, abundant illustrations, and emphasis on clinical applications, Clinical Anatomy by Regions delivers the user-friendly features and expert perspectives that have made the textbook one of the top teaching and learning resources for those seeking insights into the practical application of anatomy. Ideal for medical, dental, allied health, and nursing programs, this book guides students through the fundamentals of human anatomy, explaining the how and why behind each structure, and offering readers the hands-on guidance they need to make sound clinical choices. Organized by body region from surface to deep structures, this new edition features: updated design and layout allowing for a shorter, more focused text; enhanced color illustrations and art program to facilitate visual learning; basic Clinical Anatomy sections with essential information on gross anatomic structures of clinical significance; Chapter Objectives that focus students on material most important to their preparedness for the patient encounter; Clinical Notes highlighting the clinical importance of anatomical information; Embryologic Notes with insight on developmental anatomy; numerous examples of clinical images to support the text; Surface Anatomy sections explaining surface landmarks of important structures; and Online E-Book and Interactive Question Bank.
Over the last decade, the study of complex networks has expanded across diverse scientific fields. Increasingly, science is concerned with the structure, behavior, and evolution of complex systems ranging from cells to ecosystems. In Networks of the Brain, Olaf Sporns describes how the integrative nature of brain function can be illuminated from a complex network perspective. Highlighting the many emerging points of contact between neuroscience and network science, the book serves to introduce network theory to neuroscientists and neuroscience to those working on theoretical network models. Sporns emphasizes how networks connect levels of organization in the brain and how they link structure to function, offering an informal and nonmathematical treatment of the subject. Networks of the Brain provides a synthesis of the sciences of complex networks and the brain that will be an essential foundation for future research.
About the Author
Olaf Sporns is Distinguished Professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Adjunct Professor in the School of Informatics and Computing, Codirector of the Indiana University Network Science Institute, a member of the programs in Neuroscience and Cognitive Science, and Head of the Computational Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory at Indiana University Bloomington.
Were you looking for the book with access to MasteringA&P? This product is the book alone, and does NOT come with access to MasteringA&P. Buy Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology with MasteringA&P access card 11e (ISBN 9781292057590) if you need access to Mastering as well, and save money on this brilliant resource. A Bestseller Revitalized with a Modern Design and Robust Media Now in its Eleventh Edition, the best-selling Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology continues to set the standard for one-semester A&P texts. With her hallmark clear and friendly writing style and meaningful analogies, Elaine Marieb emphasizes the relevance of anatomy & physiology to students' lives and future careers. The book continues to offer just the right balance of anatomy, physiology, and clinical coverage to make the content complete, but not overwhelming. New clinical photos in the Homeostatic Imbalance feature help students visualize diseases and disorders, and new integrated Concept Links help students make connections across topics and body systems. A new, more modern design makes the book more accessible than ever, and new specific references to MasteringA&P direct students to study tools and resources that reinforce their understanding of chapter concepts. Written specifically for the one-semester course, this text presents a superior teaching and learning experience for you and your students. The program allows you to: *Bring A&P concepts to life and provide real-world context: A dramatic art and photo program features 3-D anatomy illustrations, process figures with descriptive step text, realistic bone art, illustrated tables, and new clinical photographs in the Homeostatic Imbalance feature. *Help students study and retain information: Effective pedagogy, including new Concept Links, Did You Get It? concept check questions, figure questions, and end-of-chapter review questions help students study and retain the information they need. *Personalize learning with MasteringA&P (optional purchase): MasteringA&P provides students with engaging experiences that coach them through tough topics in A&P, with tools that help them visualize, practice, and understand A&P. Instructors can easily assign a wide range of question and activity types for automatic grading. New for the Eleventh Edition, learning outcomes and Homeostatic Imbalance features are now numbered for easy assignment in MasteringA&P. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MasteringA&P does not come packaged with this content. MasteringA&P is not a self-paced technology and should only be purchased when required by an instructor. MasteringA&P(R) is not included. Students, if MasteringA&P is a recommended/mandatory component of the course, please ask your instructor for the correct ISBN and course ID. MasteringA&P should only be purchased when required by an instructor. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more informaiton. MasteringA&P is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment product designed to improve results by helping students quickly master concepts. Students benefit from self-paced tutorials that feature immediate wrong-answer feedback and hints that emulate the office-hour experience to help keep students on track. With a wide range of interactive, engaging, and assignable activities, students are encouraged to actively learn and retain tough course concepts. You can benefit from MasteringA&P at a reduced price by purchasing a pack containing a copy of the book and an access card for MasteringA&P: Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology with MasteringA&P access card 11e (ISBN 9781292057590). Alternatively, buy access to MasteringA&P and the eText – an online version of the book – online at www.masteringa&p.com. For educator access, contact your Pearson Account Manager. To find out who your account manager is, visit www.pearsoned.co.uk/replocator
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For Elaine N. Marieb, R.N., Ph.D., taking the needs of nursing and other allied health students into account has always been an integral part of her teaching style. Dr. Marieb began her teaching career at Springfield College, where she taught anatomy & physiology to physical education majors. She then joined the faculty of the Biological Science Division of Holyoke Community College in 1969 after receiving her Ph.D. in zoology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. While teaching at Holyoke Community College, Dr. Marieb pursued her nursing education, which culminated in a Master of Science degree with a clinical specialization in gerontology from the University of Massachusetts. This experience, along with continual feedback from health care professionals (including generations of former students taught by Dr. Marieb), has inspired the unique perspective and accessibility for which this book is known. Dr. Marieb's commitment to students extends beyond teaching and writing. Recognizing the challenges students face, Dr. Marieb contributes to the New Directions Program at Holyoke Community College by funding a staffed drop-in center and by providing several full-tuition scholarships each year for women who are returning to college after a hiatus or attending college for the first time. She also funds the E.N. Marieb Science Research Awards at Mount Holyoke College (which promotes research by undergraduate science majors) and has underwritten renovation and updating of one of the biology labs in Mount Holyoke's Clapp Laboratory. Recognizing the severe national shortage of nursing faculty, Dr. Marieb also underwrites the Nursing Scholars of the Future Grant Program at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. In 1994, Dr. Marieb received the Benefactor Award from the National Council for Resource Development, American Association of Community Colleges, which recognizes her ongoing sponsorship of student scholarships, faculty teaching awards, and other academic contributions to Holyoke Community College. In May 2000, the science building at Holyoke Community College was named in her honor. Dr. Marieb is an active member of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society (HAPS) and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Additionally, while actively engaged as an author, Dr. Marieb serves as a consultant for the Pearson Education Interactive Physiology(R) CD-ROM series. This text-Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology, Eleventh Edition-is the latest expression of her commitment to the needs of the students pursuing the study of A&P. When not involved in academic pursuits, Dr. Marieb is a world traveler and has vowed to visit every country on this planet. Shorter term, she serves on the board of directors of the famed Marie Selby Botanical Gardens and on the scholarship committee of the Women's Resources Center of Sarasota County. She is an enthusiastic supporter of the local arts and enjoys a competitive match of doubles tennis.
If you think that intelligence emanates from the mind and that reasoning necessitates the suppression of emotion, you’d better think again-or rather not “think” at all. In his provocative new book, Guy Claxton draws on the latest findings in neuroscience and psychology to reveal how our bodies-long dismissed as mere conveyances-actually constitute the core of our intelligent life. From the endocrinal means by which our organs communicate to the instantaneous decision-making prompted by external phenomena, our bodies are able to perform intelligent computations that we either overlook or wrongly attribute to our brains. Embodied intelligence is one of the most exciting areas in contemporary philosophy and neuropsychology, and Claxton shows how the privilege given to cerebral thinking has taken a toll on modern society, resulting in too much screen time, the diminishment of skilled craftsmanship, and an overvaluing of white-collar over blue-collar labor. Discussing techniques that will help us reconnect with our bodies, Claxton shows how an appreciation of the body’s intelligence will enrich all our lives.
About the Author
Guy Claxton is Emeritus Professor of the Learning Sciences at the University of Winchester. His many publications include Hare Brain, Tortoise Mind: Why Intelligence Increases When You Think Less. He lives in the UK.
Organized around the central theme of homeostasis – how the body meets changing demands while maintaining the internal constancy necessary for all cells and organs to function – Human Physiology helps you appreciate the integrated functioning of the human body. Author Lauralee Sherwood uses clear, straightforward language, analogies, and frequent references to everyday experiences to help you learn and relate to physiology concepts. The vibrant art program and empowering digital resources – including robust 3D animations and rich homework problems -enable you to visualize important concepts and processes. By focusing on the core principles and sharing enthusiasm for the subject matter, Sherwood helps you develop a solid foundation for future courses and careers in the health profession.
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Following graduation from Michigan State University in 1966, Dr. Lauralee Sherwood joined the faculty at West Virginia University, where she is currently a Professor in the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, School of Medicine. For the past 40 years, Professor Sherwood has taught an average of over 400 students each year in physiology courses for pharmacy, medical technology, physical therapy, occupational therapy, nursing, medical, dental, dental hygiene, nutrition, exercise physiology, and athletic training majors. She has authored three physiology textbooks: HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY: FROM CELLS TO SYSTEMS, FUNDAMENTALS OF HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY, and ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY: FROM GENES TO ORGANISMS, all published by Cengage Learning/Brooks/Cole. Dr. Sherwood has received numerous teaching awards, including an Amoco Foundation Outstanding Teacher Award, a Golden Key National Honor Society Outstanding Faculty Award, two listings in Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, and the Dean’s Award of Excellence in Education.
Organic Synthesis and Retrosynthesis: An Applied Approach provides readers with the essential skills they need for both organic synthesis and retrosynthesis, encouraging their practice in real-life problems included within the text. It is designed to supplement existing organic textbooks, not only providing a refresher on organic chemistry, but also taking the subject one-step further by including practical applied examples to try in Reaxys (www.reaxys.com). In addition, the text provides new, applied skills and tools to help users during organic synthesis courses, and is also useful for those setting tutorial and group problems. * Ideal revision and hands on learning guide for organic synthesis* Clearly explains the principles and practice of retrosynthesis which is often not covered in other books* Enables the practice of synthetic knowledge with the use of real-life examples * Contains a free version of Reaxys (www.reaxys.com) to enhance key concepts.
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Daniel Lieberman is the Chair of the Department of Human Evolutionary Biology at Harvard and a leader in the field. He has written nearly 100 articles, many appearing in the journals Nature and Science, and his cover story on barefoot running in Nature was picked up by major media the world over. His research and discoveries have been highlighted in newspapers and magazines, including The New York Times, the Boston Globe, Discover, and National Geographic.