Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

CHAPTER 1: How to Li(v)e with Statistics: Why We Need to Think about Statistical and Scientific Information

CHAPTER 2: Introduction to Critical Thinking

CHAPTER 3: Polling: The Basics

CHAPTER 4: Sampling Woes and Other Biases

CHAPTER 5: The Facts Ma’am, Nothing but the Facts: Getting Good Data

CHAPTER 6: Making Sense of Data: What Does It All Mean?

CHAPTER 7: The Power of Graphs

CHAPTER 8: Correlations: What Goes with What?

CHAPTER 9: Finding the Cause: Evaluating Causal Claims

CHAPTER 10: Evaluating Scientific Claims: Looking at the Context

CHAPTER 11: Using What You’ve Learned: Finding and Evaluating Scientific Information

CHAPTER 12: Probability and Judgement

CHAPTER 13: Studies Show, But So What?

Glossary

Index

Posted on August 3, 2017