Harriet Hall has recommended a fairly short book - "Statistics Done Wrong: The Woefully Complete Guide."
I might well give it a try, but without very much optimism. :(This book is well written, short (129 pages), enjoyable to read, and easy to understand. It is well-organized, divided conveniently into short chapters, and is enhanced by the examples of research done wrong that illustrate each of its points. It covers the subject thoroughly yet concisely, and provides copious references for readers who want to know more. Rather than a guide to statistics, it is really more of a guide to critical thinking about pitfalls in the use of statistics.
https://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/st ... more-43022
(Could it be that those who understand statistics don't understand how those who don't understand statistics don't understand statistics?)