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'''''Physiology: All You Need to Know About How Your Body Works''''' is a nonfiction popular [[physiology]] book edited by [[Peter Abrahams]] and published in 2007.
 
'''''Physiology: All You Need to Know About How Your Body Works''''' is a nonfiction popular [[physiology]] book edited by [[Peter Abrahams]] and published in 2007.
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I bought this book on a clearance shelf. The heavy use of illustrations and diagrams convinced me to buy it.
  
 
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==Review==
 
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===Good===
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* An amateur-level description of scores of the body's organs and systems are describe.
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* The book is full color and fully illustrated with hundreds of diagrams and photos.
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* The book uses a magazine style layout which allows you to easily flip to any page and read about any topic without any prerequisite knowledge.
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===Bad===
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* The book only skims the surface of each organ and system it discusses. The information is educational, but you won't be skipping any college courses because of it.
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* A lot of the photos are just stock photos; they're related to the topic, but they don't convey any useful information.
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* It's minor, but the cover is terrible.
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===Ugly===
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* Nothing.
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==Links==
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{{Link|GoodReads|https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/7261795-physiology}}
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[[Category: Physiology]]

Revision as of 16:16, 6 November 2019

2009 paperback reprint.

Physiology: All You Need to Know About How Your Body Works is a nonfiction popular physiology book edited by Peter Abrahams and published in 2007.

I bought this book on a clearance shelf. The heavy use of illustrations and diagrams convinced me to buy it.

Status

I own a 2009 reprint paperback.

Review

Good

  • An amateur-level description of scores of the body's organs and systems are describe.
  • The book is full color and fully illustrated with hundreds of diagrams and photos.
  • The book uses a magazine style layout which allows you to easily flip to any page and read about any topic without any prerequisite knowledge.

Bad

  • The book only skims the surface of each organ and system it discusses. The information is educational, but you won't be skipping any college courses because of it.
  • A lot of the photos are just stock photos; they're related to the topic, but they don't convey any useful information.
  • It's minor, but the cover is terrible.

Ugly

  • Nothing.

Links

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