Assignment 9


Read the article "Raunchy lyrics lead to teens having sex sooner" and answer the following questions about it.

1. Does the headline of the article make a descriptive, a correlational, or a causal claim? Explain.




2. Is the claim in the headline justified based on the research described in the article? Explain.






3. What might be an alternative explanation? That is, why might those who listen to more explicitly sexual music also be more likely to engage in sex sooner?