How The Body Works is a fascinating exploration of the weird and wonderful processes that occur within the human body, often without us knowing. Understand how our bodies keep us alive and thriving and get to the bottom of such niggling questions as why we get dizzy, why we get butterflies in our stomachs, and why we get jetlag! How The Body Works is a bold and accessible visual guide to every aspect of how the human body and brain works, combining the science of human anatomy books with beautiful images. Enjoy this enlightening resource that covers everything from skin to bone and even the psychology of dreams and emotions.
Author: Peter Abrahams
Publisher: Amber Books
Release Date: 2016-08-31
Genre: Health & Fitness
Where in the human body would you find the malleus? How much tear fluid does the average person produce each day? What happens to the body when we laugh? In this accessible and fascinating examination, readers discover the answers to these questions and many more. How The Body Works navigates readers all around the body, from head to toe, inside and out, explaining not just its usual workings, but also how the body responds to the strains we put it under: what happens when we exercise, or become stressed or drink caffeine.Arranged according to the body s different structures and systems, How The Body Works comes with over 1250 fully annotated color photographs, medical imaging and artworks. From the brain to the heart to the elbow, from the left ventricle to the cranial nerves, from how we hear to how we age, How The Body Works is a highly detailed but simply written, comprehensive guide that will appeal to general readers and students alike."
Kids will be amazed at all the action that’s going on right inside their own bodies, from understanding just how that apple turns into energy to how the “leftovers” make their exit. The Human Body: 25 Fantastic Projects Illuminate How the Body Works will engage kids with hands-on activities that will show them all the fantastic, well-orchestrated systems at work in their very own bodies—they’ll see exactly how smoke affects the lung, how the heart really acts as a liquid pump, and how the different joints are structured and serve different purposes. Kids will gain a concrete understanding of their bodies—and realize in the process just how amazing they really are.
Author: Derrick C. Brown
Publisher: Not a Cult
Release Date: 2017-03-01
HOW THE BODY WORKS THE DARK is the new, long awaited collection of love poems from one of America s most beloved touring poets, Derrick C. Brown. These haunting, funny, erotic love poems fit neatly into the canon of Brown s quotable style. This book is the perfect way to say I need you now, right now. Mostly written in the Channel Islands, Los Angeles, Texas, and Serenbe Develpoment in the Chattahoochee Hills of Georgia, these poems are feisty and capture the human experience of being horny and beautiful at the same time. There is a yearning in these poems, a fire set bright that burns hotter than ever. Our love is a lake full of lightning. "
Author: Jane De Burgh
Release Date: 2007
Our fascination with our bodies and how they work, why they go wrong, and what to do to heal them is boundless. The Human Body takes readers on a fascinating journey inside their bodies, from head to toe. Includes more than 300 entries and is divided into 8 easy-to-navigate sections: head and neck, spine and spinal chord, thorax, arms, abdomen, pelvis, legs, and whole body systems. Each entry is accompanied by a quick reference information table that includes body system, location, function, components, and related parts. Artwork and annotations on the various bones, muscles, internal organs, blood vessels and nerves, help provide a complete picture of a specific area of the body. Detailed enough for medial or nursing students, the Human Body also makes a helpful reference guide for general readers.
Discover the incredible and fascinating intricacies of the human body in this concise and useful guide for the whole family. Includes information on individual systems, the numerous complex structures and particular functions of the body and more!