Data for Chapter 15 — Comparing more than two groups

Here are the data sets used in Chapter 15 of the 2nd edition of The Analysis of Biological Data in .csv (comma-separated) format. Most data sets used in the book are grabbed from graphs and tables in papers, and the values may not be exact.


Example 15.01. Knees who say night
inferred from Wright Jr., K. P. and C. A. Czeisler 2002. Science 297: 571.

Example 15.06. Walking sticks
Nosil, P. and B. J. Crespi. 2006. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 103:9090-9095.


Problem 15.01. Caffeine and nectar
Singaravelan, N., G. Nee’man, M. Inbar, and I. Izhaki. 2005. Journal of Chemical Ecology 31:2791-2804.

Problem 15.03. Exam repeatability

Problem 15.04. Plant population persistence
Molofsky, J. and J.-B. Ferdy. 2005. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA) 102: 3726-3731.

Problem 15.08. Disorders
inferred from Tkachev, D., M . Mimmack , M . Ryan , M . Wayland , T . Freeman , P . Jones , M . Starkey , M . Webster , R . Yolken , S . Bahn. 2003. Lancet 362: 798-805.

Problem 15.11. Dung beetles
inferred from Kotiaho, J. S., L. W. Simmons and J. L. Tomkins. 2001. Nature 410: 684-686.

Problem 15.13. Ricketsiella and aphid Color
Tsuchida, T., et al. 2010. Science 330: 1102-1104.

Problem 15.14. Tsetse learning
inferred from Bouyer, J., M. Pruvot, Z. Bengaly, P. M. Guerin, and R. Lancelot. 2007. Biology Letters 3: 113-116.

Problem 15.15. Eelgrass
inferred from Reusch, T. B. H., A. Ehlers, A. Hämmerli, and B. Worm. 2005. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 102: 2826-2831.

Problem 15.17. Daphnia resistance
inferred from Hairston N. G., Jr., W. Lampert, C. E. Cáceres, C. L. Holtmeier, L. J. Weider, U. Gaedke, J. M. Fischer, J. A. Fox and D. M. Post. 1999. Nature 401: 446.

Problem 15.20. Nemotode lifespan
inferred from Evason, K., C. Huang, I. Yamben, D. F. Covey, and K. Kornfeld. 2005. Science 307: 258-262.

Problem 15.22. Walking stick heads
Nosil, P. and B. J. Crespi. 2006. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 103:9090-9095.

Problem 15.23. Lodgepole pine cones
Edelaar, P. and C. W. Benkman. 2006. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 19:1651-1659.

Problem 15.24. Lupus mice
McGaha, T. L., B. Sorrentino, and J. V. Ravetch. 2005. Science 307: 590-593.

Problem 15.25. Lizard sprint speed
inferred from Huey, R. B. and A. E. Dunham. 1987. Evolution 42: 1116-1120.

Problem 15.26. Mosquito poisoning
Fang, W., et al.. 2011. Science 331: 1074-1077.

Problem 15.27. Meaningless math
Eriksson, K. 2012. Judgment and Decision Making 7:746–749.

Problem 15.28. Fly self-medication
Kacsoh, B. Z., Z. R. Lynch, N. T. Mortimer, and T. A. Schlenke. 2013. Science 339: 947-950.

Problem 15.30. Fiddler crab claw-fans
Darnell, M. Z., and P. Munguia. 2011. American Naturalist 178: 419-428.

Problem 15.32. Hippocampal volume loss
Cook, M. J., D. R. Fish, S. D. Shorvon, J. M. Stevens, and J. B. M. Kuks. 1993. The Lancet 342: 1391-1394.