By Judith Goodenough
With a brand new open, student-friendly format and extra media integration, the Fourth variation of Biology of people: options, functions, and concerns keeps to customize the learn of human biology. Its conversational writing sort, beautiful artwork, plentiful functions, and studying instruments advance your critical-thinking talents. The authors supply a conceptual framework that can assist you know the way bodies paintings, and to house concerns appropriate to human health and wellbeing in today’s global. You’ll achieve an appreciation for the intricacy of the human physique and where of people within the ecosphere.
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P. 2 2. Name two characteristics that classify humans as mammals. Name two that classify them as primates. p. 4 3. Distinguish between a population, a community, an ecosystem, and the biosphere. p. 5 4. What is a hypothesis? How does it differ from a theory? pp. 6–9 5. Deﬁne a controlled experiment. p. 7 6. Differentiate between inductive and deductive reasoning. p. 9 7. What is a placebo? p. 10 8. What is meant by a double-blind experiment? p. 10 9. Describe the procedure in an epidemiological study.