Skip to main content

Recommended For You

Loading...

Shopping Cart

You're getting the VIP treatment!

Item(s) unavailable for purchase
Please review your cart. You can remove the unavailable item(s) now or we'll automatically remove it at Checkout.
itemsitem
itemsitem

Human Physiology

If you like Human Physiology Audiobooks, then you'll love these top picks.
Skip side bar filters
  • Audiobook

    Behave

    The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst

    Narrated by Michael Goldstrom ...

    Unabridged

    26 hours 27 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.The audiobook edition of Behave by Robert Sapolsky, read by Michael Goldstrom.The New York Times best sellerWinner of the 2017 LA Times Book PrizeWhy do human beings behave as they do?We are capable of savage acts of violence but also spectacular feats of kindness: is one side of our nature destined to win out over... ... Read more

    $30.29 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Sports Gene

    Talent, Practice and the Truth About Success

    by David Epstein ...
    Narrated by David Epstein ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 22 min

    *** Shortlisted for William Hill Sports Book of the Year 2013 ***Is Usain Bolt a superhuman one-off?Are sports stars like Paula Radcliffe and Tiger Woods born or made?Could we all be Olympians if we trained hard enough?And is the answer to be found by looking at Alaskan huskies?In this ground-breaking and entertaining exploration of athletic success, award-winning write... ... Read more

    $20.83 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Fast This Way: Burn Fat, Heal Inflammation and Eat Like the High-Performing Human You Were Meant to Be

    by Dave Asprey ...
    Narrated by Dave Asprey ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 3 min

    Break the rules, not the fast with world-renowned biohacker and New York Times bestselling author Dave Asprey.For more than a decade, the Bulletproof founder Dave Asprey has shared his unique point of view and expertise to help fans become the best versions of themselves. From living longer to getting smarter, maximising performance to practising mindfulness, Dave’s followers look to him for his ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Zoologist's Guide to the Galaxy

    What Animals on Earth Reveal about Aliens – and Ourselves

    Narrated by Samuel West ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 13 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.We are unprepared for the greatest discovery of modern science. Scientists are confident that there is alien life across the universe yet we have not moved beyond our perception of 'aliens' as Hollywood stereotypes. The time has come to abandon our fixation on alien monsters and place our expectations on solid scientific footing.Using his own expert understanding of life ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Icepick Surgeon

    Murder, Fraud, Sabotage, Piracy, and Other Dastardly Deeds Perpetrated in the Name of Science

    by Sam Kean ...
    Narrated by Ben Sullivan ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 45 min

    From New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean comes the gripping, untold history of science's darkest secrets, “a fascinating book [that] deserves a wide audience” (Publishers Weekly, starred review)Science is a force for good in the world—at least usually. But sometimes, when obsession gets the better of scientists, they twist a noble pursuit into something sinister. Under this spell, knowledge ... Read more

    $38.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Kluge

    The Haphazard Construction of the Human Mind

    by Gary Marcus ...
    Narrated by Stephen Hoye ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 33 min

    Are we "noble in reason"? Perfect, in God's image? Far from it, says New York University psychologist Gary Marcus. In this lucid and revealing book, Marcus argues that the mind is not an elegantly designed organ but a "kluge," a clumsy, cobbled-together contraption. He unveils a fundamentally new way of looking at the human mind-think duct tape, not supercomputer-that sheds light on some of the ... Read more

    $25.44 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Human Anatomy

    The Beauty of Form and Function

    by John K. Young ...
    Narrated by John K. Young ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 23 min

    Our bodies perform an amazing number and wide variety of tasks that we literally could not live without. Renowned scholar John K. Young provides a fascinating look at how the human body is constructed, how it employs its different parts to our advantage, and how it can malfunction if not properly maintained. Professor Young describes not only the basic anatomical bones and organs that constitute ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Jaws

    The Story of a Hidden Epidemic

    Narrated by Gregg Rizzo ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 34 min

    There's a silent epidemic in western civilization, and it is right under our noses. Our jaws are getting smaller and our teeth crooked and crowded, creating not only aesthetic challenges but also difficulties with breathing. Modern orthodontics has persuaded us that braces and oral devices can correct these problems. While teeth can certainly be straightened, what about the underlying causes of ... Read more

    $19.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors

    Unabridged

    15 hours 44 min

    World renowned scientist Carl Sagan and acclaimed author Ann Druyan have written a Roots for the human species, a lucid and riveting account of how humans got to be the way we are. It shows with humor and drama that many of our key traits--self-awareness, technology, family ties, submission to authority, hatred for those a little different from ourselves, reason, and ethics--are rooted in the deep ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    I Contain Multitudes

    The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life

    by Ed Yong ...
    Narrated by Charlie Anson ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 52 min

    Your body is teeming with tens of trillions of microbes. It’s an entire world, a colony full of life.In other words, you contain multitudes.These microscopic companions sculpt our organs, protect us from diseases, guide our behaviour, and bombard us with their genes. They also hold the key to understanding all life on earth.In I Contain Multitudes, Ed Yong opens our eyes and invites us to marvel ... Read more

    $18.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Wine-Dark Sea Within

    A Turbulent History of Blood

    Unabridged

    11 hours

    A revisionist history of medicine, in which blood plays the starring roleInspired by Homer’s description of the ebb and flow of the “wine dark sea,” the ancient Greeks conceived a back-and-forth movement of blood. That false notion, perpetuated by the influential Roman physician Galen, prevailed for fifteen hundred years until William Harvey proved that blood circulates: the heart pumps blood in ... Read more

    $40.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

    PRE-ORDER

  • Audiobook

    The Sweetness of Venus

    A History of the Clitoris

    Narrated by Esther Wane ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 35 min

    For millennia, scientists thought women were inside-out versions of men, and male anxiety about female sexuality generated ludicrous ideas and perpetuated inaccurate information. The Sweetness of Venus is a provocative, straight-talking history that exposes the denial, misunderstanding, brutality, and lies endured by this taboo part of human anatomy.Much of the story of the clitoris has been ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Unser Körper

    Naturzwang oder Designobjekt?

    series AudioAkademie

    Unabridged

    5 hours 28 min

    Spannender Wissensstoff! Diese Sammlung liefert eine grundlegende Darstellung, lässt verborgene physiologische Vorgänge plastisch werden und erörtert Fragen wie Körperdesign oder Sex. Besitzen und gestalten wir unseren Körper oder beherrscht er uns? Was in unserem Inneren vor sich geht, wie wir unseren Körper trainieren und verändern können und was er aus uns macht, wird in zwölf ausführlichen ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Intact

    A Defence of the Unmodified Body

    Unabridged

    Brought to you by Penguin.In an age of social media and selfies, of pixel-perfect pictures and surgically-enhanced celebrities, the pressure to change our bodies can often seem overwhelming. We are told we should conceal the signs of ageing and get our bodies back after pregnancy. We ought to perfect our complexions, build our biceps, trim our waistlines, cure our disabilities, conceal our quirks. ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

    PRE-ORDER

  • Audiobook

    Of Sound Mind

    How Our Brain Constructs a Meaningful Sonic World

    by Nina Kraus ...
    Narrated by Elizabeth Wiley ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 26 min

    Making sense of sound is one of the hardest jobs we ask our brains to do. In Of Sound Mind, Nina Kraus examines the partnership of sound and brain, showing for the first time that the processing of sound drives many of the brain's core functions. Our hearing is always on-we can't close our ears the way we close our eyes-and yet we can ignore sounds that are unimportant. We don't just hear; we ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Man Who Touched His Own Heart

    True Tales of Science, Surgery, and Mystery

    by Rob Dunn ...
    Narrated by Robert Fass ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 6 min

    The secret history of our most vital organ: the human heart.The Man Who Touched His Own Heart tells the raucous, gory, mesmerizing story of the heart, from the first "explorers" who dug up cadavers and plumbed their hearts' chambers, through the first heart surgeries -- which had to be completed in three minutes before death arrived -- to heart transplants and the latest medical efforts to prolong ... Read more

    $38.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Burn

    The Misunderstood Science of Metabolism

    Narrated by P.J. Ochlan ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 24 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Why do so many diets lead to more weight gain?Do more active people have faster metabolisms?Is exercise essential for weight loss?Over the past twenty years, evolutionary biologist Herman Pontzer has conducted ground-breaking studies across a range of settings, including pioneering fieldwork with Hadza hunter-gatherers in northern Tanzania.This book draws on h... ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Second Brain

    A Groundbreaking New Understanding of Nervous Disorders of the Stomach and Intestine

    Narrated by Peter Berkrot ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 46 min

    “Persuasive, impassioned... hopeful news [for those] suffering from functional bowel disease.” — New York Times Book ReviewDr. Gershon’s groundbreaking book fills the gap between what you need to know—and what your doctor has time to tell you.Dr. Michael Gershon has devoted his career to understanding the human bowel (the stomach, esophagus, small intestine, and colon). His thirty years of ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Self Delusion

    The Surprising Science of Our Connection to Each Other and the Natural World

    by Tom Oliver ...
    Narrated by Joe Jameson ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 52 min

    'A thought-provoking and worthwhile read' THE TIMES'A timely, challenging book' GUARDIAN'[A] rich, intriguing book' NATUREWE ARE MUCH MORE CONNECTED TO NATURE AND EACH OTHER THAN WE REALISE . . .- Most of our 37 trillion cells have such a short lifespan that we are essentially made anew every few weeks- The molecules forming our bodies have been component parts of countless other orga... ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Elements We Live By

    How Iron Helps Us Breathe, Potassium Lets Us See, and Other Surprising Superpowers of the Periodic Table

    by Anja Røyne ...
    Narrated by Donna Postel ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 54 min

    WINNER OF THE 2018 BRAGE PRIZE'[T]his lovely book. An enjoyable sweep through topics ranging from respiration to space exploration -solid science presented in an engagingly human way'Andrew Crumey, author of The Great Chain of Unbeing'Perfect popular science . . . not just a well-written story about the elements, but a book about being human in the world today'Åsmund H. Eikene... ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Human Physiology

    A Very Short Introduction

    Narrated by Bruce Mann ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 18 min

    Physiology is the science of life, and sets out to understand how living things work and what makes them distinct from the non-living. It considers how our bodies are supplied with energy, how they maintain their internal parameters, the ways in which we gather and process information, the ways we take action, and the creation of new generations. This Very Short Introduction explores the field of ... Read more

    $19.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Anatomy and Physiology Audio Course

    Narrated by Brian Greyson ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 21 min

    With so many incredible modern day advancements making our lives easier, there is something we frequently take for granted, something that is not new or technologically perfected, something simple yet complex and which we use every day without thought, our bodies.The Anatomy and Physiology Audio Course takes you on a journey through the incredible mass of cells that is your body. From head to toe ... Read more

    $29.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Heartwarming

    How Our Inner Thermostat Made Us Human

    Narrated by Basil Sands ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 16 min

    A hot cup of tea, coffee, or cocoa is calming and comforting-but how can holding a warm mug affect our emotions? In Heartwarming, social psychologist Hans Rocha IJzerman explores temperature through the long lens of evolution. Temperature contributed to our evolution-our upright walking, our loss of fur, and our big brains-and now continues to affect our lives in unexpected ways, and the link from ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Sexing the Body

    Gender Politics and the Construction of Sexuality

    Narrated by Carol Monda ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 2 min

    Now updated with groundbreaking research, this award-winning classic examines the construction of sexual identity in biology, society, and history.Why do some people prefer heterosexual love while others fancy the same sex? Is sexual identity biologically determined or a product of convention? In this brilliant and provocative book, the acclaimed author of Myths of Gender argues that even the most ... Read more

    $38.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial