REPORT - More Swearing in Teen Novels than in Video Games

According to a new study by Brigham Young University social sciences professor Sarah Coyne, bestselling novel meant for teens are rife with cursing - they contain twice the rate of cursing of most video games. Coyne's study also found that characters in adolescent fiction that swear are typically portrayed as wealthier, better looking, and more popular than "clean-mouthed" characters.

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