"Statistics is not about truth, it's about probability,"
- The Zen Librarian
These two recommended resources will get you started in the path of understanding research and statistics:
APA Citation: Halcyon Research Inc. (2010). The Tao of research: A path to validity Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications Ltd doi: 10.4135/9781452226583
Note: This book is only available as an e-book through the SAGE Research Methods Database.
APA Citation: Keller, D. K. (2006). The Tao of statistics: A path to understanding (with no math) Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications Ltd doi: 10.4135/9781452226637
... there's 47 chapters.
Note: Also available as a print book at the UTEP Library: