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Human Evolution: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition

£7.99

Bernard Wood

9780198831747
Paperback
June 2019

Very Short Introductions

The study of human evolution is advancing rapidly. New fossil evidence is adding ever more pieces to the puzzle of our past; the new science of ancient DNA is completely reshaping theories of early human populations and migrations. Bernard Wood traces the field of palaeoanthropology from its beginnings in the eighteenth century to the present.

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Testosterone: The molecule behind power, sex, and the will to win

£12.99

Joe Herbert

9780198724988
Paperback
September 2017

Testosterone lies at the heart of maleness, and is involved in aggression, competitiveness, and risk-taking — all essential in our evolution. Joe Herbert describes the fascinating insights revealed by modern research into this primeval power that shaped our history and lurks below the veneer of our civilized modern world.

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Ageing: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Nancy A. Pachana

9780198725329
Paperback
November 2016

Very Short Introductions

Ageing entails lifelong dynamic changes in biological, psychological, and social functioning. While such changes in later adulthood were somewhat neglected by scientists in the past, recent decades have seen a marked increase in research in this area. Nancy A. Pachana examines the impact of rising numbers of older people worldwide.

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Evolutionary Medicine

£55.99

Stephen C. Stearns, Ruslan Medzhitov

9781605352602
Paperback
August 2015

Intended for use in undergraduate, graduate, and medical school courses, this text makes content readily accessible with professional illustrations and summaries of chapters. If you are a lecturer interested in adopting this title for your course, please contact your Oxford representative to arrange a local price.

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The Physiology of Training for High Performance

£39.99

Duncan MacDougall, Digby Sale

9780199650644
Paperback
August 2014

Provides a thorough, evidence-based understanding of the physiological bases of training for high performance sport.

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From Neuron to Brain

Fifth Edition

£105.00

John G. Nicholls, A. Robert Martin, David A. Brown, Mathew E. Diamond, David A. Weisblat, Paul A. Fuchs

9780878936090
Hardback
November 2011

A current and accessible introduction to the nervous system. If you are a lecturer interested in adopting this title for your course, please contact your Oxford representative to arrange a local price.

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Medical Genetics

£40.99

Ian D Young

9780199594610
Paperback
September 2010

Medical Genetics provides medical and biomedical students with an understanding of the basic principles of human genetics as they relate to clinical practice, showing how our genome lies at the heart of our health and well-being.

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Neuroanatomy through Clinical Cases

Second Edition

£75.00

Hal Blumenfeld

9780878936137
Paperback
March 2010

A pioneering interactive approach to the teaching of neuroanatomy. If you are a lecturer interested in adopting this title for your course, please contact your Oxford representative to arrange a local price.

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Communication Skills for the Biosciences: A graduate guide

£34.99

Aysha Divan

9780199226351
Paperback
March 2009

Effective scientific communication is a skill highly-prized by potential employers, and is central to success during postgraduate study. Communication Skills for the Biosciences is a straightforward, practical guide to the skills you should master to get the most out of your study and research, to pave the way to a successful career.

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