Abbey's Bookshop Logo
Go to my checkout basket
Login to Abbey's Bookshop
Register with Abbey's Bookshop
Gift Vouchers
Browse by Category

Sub-Categories of Human biology


Narrow Your Search

By Availability


By Format


By Price


By Publication Date


Human biology

1,022 results

Blueprint: How DNA Makes Us Who We Are

978/014/198/9780141984261.jpg

Blueprint: How DNA Makes Us Who We Are

Robert Plomin

Child & developmental psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; DNA & Genome; Human biology

Paperback

The blueprint for our individuality lies in the 1% of DNA that differs between people. Our intellectual capacity, our introversion... [more]

$22.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Origin Story: A Big History of Everything

978/014/198/9780141983028.jpg

Origin Story: A Big History of Everything

David Christian

History; General & world history; History: earliest times to present day; Cosmology & the universe; Early man; The natural world, country life & pets

Paperback

How did we get from the Big Bang to today's staggering complexity, in which seven billion humans are connected into networks... [more]

$22.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Human Evolution: A Very Short Introduction

978/019/883/9780198831747.jpg

Human Evolution: A Very Short Introduction

Bernard Wood (University Professor of Human Origins, George Washington University)

Archaeology; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Early man

Paperback

The study of human evolution is advancing rapidly. New fossil evidence is adding ever more pieces to the puzzle of our past;... [more]

$16.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Now You're Talking: Human Conversation from the Neanderthals to Artificial Intelligence

978/178/470/9781784705220.jpg

Now You're Talking: Human Conversation from the Neanderthals to Artificial...

Trevor Cox

Language: history & general works; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; History of science; Popular science; Human biology

Paperback

`A lively, intelligent and persuasive history of speech...<br /><br />Expertly... [more]

$22.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Aroused: The History of Hormones and How They Control Just About Everything

978/039/335/9780393357080.jpg

Aroused: The History of Hormones and How They Control Just About Everything...

Randi Hutter Epstein

Metabolism; Endocrinology; Mathematics & Sciences; Human biology; Popular medicine & health; Coping with illness

Paperback

A guided tour through the strange science of hormones and the age-old quest to control them. [more]

$26.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Brain: A User's Manual: A simple guide to the world's most complex machine

978/178/072/9781780723839.jpg

The Brain: A User's Manual: A simple guide to the world's most complex machine...

Marco Magrini

Psychology; Human biology; Popular psychology

Paperback

Congratulations on the purchase of this exclusive product, tailor-made just for you. It will provide you with years of continuous... [more]

$24.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Secret Life of Genes

978/178/840/9781788400251.jpg

The Secret Life of Genes

Derek Harvey

Mathematics & Sciences; DNA & Genome; Human biology

Paperback

Decode the blueprint of life to find out what makes you YOU! [more]

$19.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the new science of the human past

978/019/882/9780198821267.jpg

Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the new science of the human...

David Reich

Archaeological methodology & techniques; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; DNA & Genome; Early man

Paperback

Huge advances in our ability to sequence ancient DNA have revolutionised what we know about the earliest human populations.... [more]

$22.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Human Swarm: How Our Societies Arise, Thrive, and Fall

978/178/954/9781789544299.jpg

Human Swarm: How Our Societies Arise, Thrive, and Fall

Mark W. Moffett

Society & Social Sciences; Cultural studies; Anthropology; Evolution; Human biology

Paperback

The epic story of how humans evolved from intimate chimp communities into a world-dominating species. [more]

$35.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Cradle of Humanity: How the changing landscape of Africa made us so smart

978/019/870/9780198704539.jpg

The Cradle of Humanity: How the changing landscape of Africa made us so...

Mark A. Maslin

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Early man

Paperback

What drove the evolution of humans, with our uniquely big brains? The Cradle of Humanity presents fascinating and controversial... [more]

$20.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Conquering Fat Logic: how to overcome what we tell ourselves about diets, weight, and metabolism

978/192/571/9781925713206.jpg

Conquering Fat Logic: how to overcome what we tell ourselves about diets,...

Nadja Hermann

Medicine; Popular science; Human biology; Popular medicine & health; Diets & dieting

Paperback

Why do diets fail? Is it because of genetic disposition? A sluggish metabolism? An underactive thyroid? A behavioural psychologist... [more]

$32.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Smart Neanderthal: Bird catching, Cave Art, and the Cognitive Revolution

978/019/879/9780198797524.jpg

The Smart Neanderthal: Bird catching, Cave Art, and the Cognitive Revolution...

Clive Finlayson

Archaeology; Anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Early man

Hardback

Evidence that Neanderthals caught birds and used their feathers for decoration, along with recent discoveries of Neanderthal... [more]

$40.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Good Reasons for Bad Feelings: Insights from the Frontier of Evolutionary Psychiatry

978/024/129/9780241291085.jpg

Good Reasons for Bad Feelings: Insights from the Frontier of Evolutionary...

Randolph Nesse

Psychology; Abnormal psychology; Psychology: emotions; Psychiatry; Evolution; Human biology

Hardback

With his classic book Why We Get Sick, Randolph Nesse established the field of evolutionary medicine. Now he returns with... [more]

$45.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Why the Wheel Is Round: Muscles, Technology, and How We Make Things Move

978/022/659/9780226599687.jpg

Why the Wheel Is Round: Muscles, Technology, and How We Make Things Move...

Steven Vogel

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Human biology; Technology: general issues

Paperback

A book about how people and machines work together, and how we design machines to replicate and amplify what we can do ourselves.... [more]

$44.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
You: A Natural History

978/019/086/9780190869199.jpg

You: A Natural History

William B. Irvine

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Life sciences: general issues; Human biology

Hardback

Offers a multi-disciplinary investigation of your hyper-extended family tree, going all the way back to the Big Bang. [more]

$42.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst

978/009/957/9780099575061.jpg

Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst

Robert M. Sapolsky

Psychological theory & schools of thought; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human biology

Paperback

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERWINNER OF THE 2017 LA TIMES BOOK PRIZE FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY'Awe-inspiring... You will learn... [more]

$24.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Beautiful Cure: Harnessing Your Body's Natural Defences

978/184/792/9781847923745.jpg

The Beautiful Cure: Harnessing Your Body's Natural Defences

Daniel M. Davis

Medicine; Immunology; Popular science; Human biology; Popular medicine & health

Paperback

But within the last few years painstaking research has resulted in major advances in our understanding of this breathtakingly... [more]

$35.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Shapeshifters: A Doctor's Notes on Medicine & Human Change

978/178/125/9781781257739.jpg

Shapeshifters: A Doctor's Notes on Medicine & Human Change

Gavin Francis

Medicine: general issues; Mathematics & Sciences; Human biology

Hardback

'Stylish and exhilarating... from a wide-ranging mind and a profound humanity. With warmth and wit, Gavin Francis examines... [more]

$32.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
I, Mammal: The Story of What Makes Us Mammals

978/147/292/9781472922908.jpg

I, Mammal: The Story of What Makes Us Mammals

Liam Drew

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Zoology: Mammals; Human biology

Paperback

Examines the biology, evolution, and traits of humans, exploring the anatomical and physiological attributes that makes mankind... [more]

$24.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life

978/178/470/9781784700171.jpg

I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life...

Ed Yong

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Microbiology (non-medical); Human biology

Paperback

SHORTLISTED FOR THE WELLCOME BOOK PRIZE 2017 AND THE ROYAL SOCIETY INSIGHT INVESTMENT SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE 2017THE NEW YORK... [more]

$22.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Our Senses: An Immersive Experience

978/030/023/9780300230192.jpg

Our Senses: An Immersive Experience

Rob DeSalle

Psychology; Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Popular science; Neurosciences; Human biology

Hardback

A lively and unconventional exploration of our senses, how they work, what is revealed when they don't, and how they connect... [more]

$54.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Built on Bones: 15,000 Years of Urban Life and Death

978/147/292/9781472922946.jpg

Built on Bones: 15,000 Years of Urban Life and Death

Brenna Hassett

Archaeology; Society & Social Sciences; Social & cultural anthropology; Popular science; Human biology

Paperback

<b>Using clues from teeth and skeletal remains, an archeologist explores our 15,000-year evolution into city dwellers, from... [more]

$28.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Brain: What Everyone Needs to Know

978/019/060/9780190603397.jpg

The Brain: What Everyone Needs to Know

Gary Lee Wenk

Medicine; Popular science; Neurosciences; Human biology

Paperback

This entertaining tour of the brain answers such fundamental questions as,... [more]

$20.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Eugenics: A Very Short introduction

978/019/938/9780199385904.jpg

Eugenics: A Very Short introduction

Professor Philippa Levine

Politics & government; History of science; Human biology

Paperback

A concise and gripping account of eugenics from its origins in the twentieth century and beyond. [more]

$13.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Neanderthals Rediscovered: How Modern Science is Rewriting Their Story

978/050/029/9780500292044.jpg

The Neanderthals Rediscovered: How Modern Science is Rewriting Their Story...

Dimitra Papagianni, Michael A. Morse

Prehistoric archaeology; Mathematics & Sciences; Early man

Paperback

For too long the Neanderthals have been seen as dim-witted evolutionary dead-enders who looked and behaved completely differently... [more]

$19.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
My Shopping Basket
Your cart does not contain any items.