Sexual Imagery and Teens

I just love BS sciency headlines that draw absurd conclusions from facts not in evidence, cite studies that are woefully incomplete even by the standards of the scientists involved, and make bold declarations with no connection to reality. In this case it’s an article at Phys.org that wants to assure us that swimming in a cultural swamp does nothing at all to affect the psyches of teenagers with a headline that blares “Teenagers not taken in by raunchy imagery”.

Let’s unpack that nonsense. Continue reading