Further reading: the following books have proved helpful to the author, but there are many other good textbooks. It is probably best to get a good one which will last for many years.
Altman,D.G. (1991): Practical statistics for medical research. Chapman and Hall, London, Glasgow, New York.
Cochran,W.G. and Cox,G.M. (1957): Experimental designs. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, London.
Cohen,J. and Medley,G. (2000): Stop working and start thinking. Gray Publishing, Tunbridge Wells.
Cox,D.R. (1958): Planning experiments. John Wiley and Sons, New York.
Festing,M.F.W., Overend,P., Gaines Das,R., Cortina Borja,M., and Berdoy,M. (2002): The Design of Animal Experiments. Laboratory Animals Ltd., London. (see picture).
Howell,D.C. (1999): Fundamental Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences. Duxbury Press, PacificGrove, London, New York.
Maxwell,S.E. and Delaney,H.D. (1989): Designing experiments and analyzing data. Wadsworth Publishing Company, Belmont, California.
Mead,R. (1988): The design of experiments. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, New York.
Mead,R. and Curnow,R.N. (1983): Statistical methods in agriculture and experimental biology. Chapman and Hall, London, New York.
Montgomery,D.C. (1997): Design and analysis of experiments. Wiley, New York.
Ruxton,G.D. and Colgrave,N. (2003): Experimental design for the life sciences. Oxford University Press, Oxford.