A Recent Study Suggests

A Recent Study Suggests

Listen every Monday as Robert Barbosa and Sam Lopez take a look at studies that don't get enough attention (and probably don't deserve it). Email them with your strange or unnecessary studies at ARecentStudySuggests@gmail.com

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September 13, 2021 41 min

In this week's episode we talk about whether pumpkin spice has gone too far. We also discuss pumpkin spice infused pumpkin, beer, and deodorant, and partying in a grocery store.

Pumpkin Spice All Year?

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In this week's episode we talk about how we have no control over anything and that we're just along for the ride, so we need to feel like we have control over something even if it's as small as a spot on a couch. We also discuss poop.

Our Favorite Spots

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August 23, 2021 42 min

In this week's episode we talk about if Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher are right about showering. We also discuss Sam's smelliness and how Robert deals with it. Things got real in this one!

How often should you shower?

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August 16, 2021 44 min

In this week's episode we talk about snacks and why Sam hates them. We also discuss why Robert is panic snacking and reveal the name of Sam's penis...cactus.

Americans Love to Snack

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August 9, 2021 46 min

In this week's episode we talk about the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. We also discuss why women live longer than men, the world record for standing, and Sam's penis...cactus.

American Thinks They Can Compete in Olympics

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In this week's episode we celebrate one year of A Recent Study Suggests! We also discuss moving in together and breaking up with our parents.

Our first episode! (Listen at your own risk)

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July 26, 2021 42 min

In this week's episode we talk about space wars. We also discuss what rich, white men have in common with nematodes and the "greatest" protein powder ever: NemaFlex!

Nematodes in Space

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July 19, 2021 41 min

In this week's episode we talk about how haircuts can make you a smarter, better person with more money. We also discuss feeling spicy, Pokémon Go, and consensual bangs.

Is the Mullet Making a Comeback?

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July 5, 2021 32 min

In this week's episode we talk about how "Made in USA" labels matter to people. We also discuss our contractual obligation and non-patriotic fireworks.

This podcast was Made in the USA.

Made in USA Labels

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June 28, 2021 42 min

In this week's episode we talk about what your peanut butter preference reveals about your personality. We also discuss  being a peanut butter snob, dating profiles, and astrology.

Creamy vs. Crunchy

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June 21, 2021 41 min

In this week's episode we talk about catchy songs that get stuck in your head. We also discuss earworm cures, the most annoying catchy songs, Sam's big mistake, and...Baby Shark.

Earworms disrupt sleep
How to banish earworms

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June 14, 2021 40 min

In this week’s episode, we discuss the Third Thumb prosthetic designed to enhance our abilities (and turn us into robots). We also talk about where our third boob would go and reveal which of us is an evil scientist.

Third Thumb

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June 7, 2021 44 min

In this week's episode we talk about how similar testicles are to the human brain. We also reveal that Sam does not know what a ball sack is and how this whole study may be a ploy to make balls seem more attractive.

Brains and testicles are similar

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May 31, 2021 43 min

In this week's episode we discuss how the Skrillex song “Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites” is not mosquito-mating material. We also test out this theory on ourselves and reveal the most satisfying way to pulverize a mosquito. 

Mosquitos don't like Skrillex

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May 24, 2021 43 min

In this week's episode we talk about how small talk is good for our brains. We also reveal which of us would be bad at parties and give you tips to become the Master of Talk.

Why small talk is so excruciating

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May 17, 2021 52 min

In this week's episode we talk about the best and worst surprises.  We also discuss how pets should never be surprise gifts and reveal what Sam's real motives are with A Recent Study Suggests. 

These are best and worst surprises

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May 10, 2021 46 min

In this week's episode we talk about how people are willing to give up sex to never have to do chores again. We also discuss the most hated chores of all time and reveal the name of Sam's boobie cactus. So sexy!

Never Do Chores Again

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May 3, 2021 45 min

In this week's episode we talk about why over half of moms buy their own Mother's Day gifts. We also discuss whether plant moms deserve discounts and reveal Robert's weird gifting system that works every time.

Moms buying themselves a Mother's Day gift
What mom really want for Mother's Day

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April 19, 2021 40 min

In this week's episode we talk about what happens in our brains when we're immersed in fictional shows. We also discuss the 10 year anniversary of Game of Thrones and that Sam thinks she's Bella Swan.

Game of Thrones Study

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April 12, 2021 45 min

In this week's episode we talk about the number one mood boosting food on Earth. We also reveal Robert's biggest news of the year and how Sam doesn't trust Robert to cook for her.

Tacos Reign Supreme

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