Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

The Campbell Biology you are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab™ & Mastering™ does not come packaged with this content. In addition to the Campbell Biology (11th Edition) books, Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab & Mastering, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase boththe physical text and MyLab & Mastering, search for: (more…)
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Ta-Nehisi Coates, We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy

Ta-Nehisi Coates In these “urgently relevant essays,”* the National Book Award–winning author of Between the World and Me “reflects on race, Barack Obama’s presidency and its jarring aftermath”*—including the election of Donald Trump. Ta-Nehisi Coates  “We were eight years in power” was the lament of Reconstruction-era black politicians as the American experiment in multiracial democracy ended with the return of white supremacist rule in the South. In this sweeping collection of new and selected essays, Ta-Nehisi Coates explores the tragic echoes of that history in our own time: the unprecedented election of a black president followed by a vicious backlash that fueled the election of the man Coates argues is America’s “first white president.” (more…)
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Overcoming Health Anxiety: Letting Go of Your Fear of Illness

Health Anxiety: how to overcome your fear of illness. Some people can become obsessive about having a disease despite evidence to the absence of the disease. That is not normal, It is an anxiety disorder called hypochondria If health anxiety consumes your life, you need to get help. If you experience troubling symptoms of any disease, it’s only natural to worry about your health. But if your health anxiety persists even after doctors tell you they can find nothing wrong, it may be hurting you more than it helps. You might research medical conditions on the internet, exercise constantly, or check your body for signs of disease, all the while growing more and more consumed by worry. And that worry has consequences of its own—the never-ending cycle of anxiety can all but destroy your quality of life. If you’re ready to stop being overly preoccupied with fears about your health, Overcoming Health Anxiety offers an evidence-based approach called cognitive behavioral therapy to…
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Multitasking vs. intermittent tasking: does the brain multitask?

Multitasking: does the brain perform complex multiple tasks simultaneously or intermittently? Multitasking: If someone were to say to you out of the blue that the brain does not multitask, that would sound pretty stupid. It is obvious that a person who is awake appears to be multitasking all the time. While the person utters such a statement, he or she could be walking, driving, flying a kite, holding a baby, or performing other tasks. The brain is equipped with independent functional centers that allow you to perform unrelated tasks. Hence, you can speak and punch someone at the same time. If you want to see an example, just watch Mohamed Ali fight. When the football player Carli Lloyd is about to perform a penalty kick, she looks at the ball while aiming at her target. A person holding a press conference keeps the microphone close to his or her mouth while looking at the audience and thinking as he or she speaks. Speaking is a simple task, but public speaking requires abstr…
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