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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April 3, 2023 40 mins

In this week's episode we talk about why you shouldn't shave your butt. We also discuss traumatizing waxing stories and why Sam may wake up with hair missing.  

Why You Shouldn't Shave Your Butt

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In this week's episode we talk about how sports make life worthwhile. We also discuss Sam being accidentally bad in the bedroom. 

Watching live sporting events increases wellbeing

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March 20, 2023 44 mins

In this week's episode we talk about why vasectomies increase during March Madness. We also discuss Robert turning into a sports guy and his nuts.

Vasectomies Increase During March Madness

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March 6, 2023 45 mins

In this week's episode we talk about growing up and buying "real furniture." We also discuss Sam's destructive phase and how Robert was a bad child.

When It's Time To Get Real Furniture

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February 27, 2023 54 mins

In this week's episode we talk about intimidating selfies and hand hygiene behavior. We also discuss a pancake eating, Ozarka drinking, teacup chihuahua named Chiquita.

Intimidating Selfies
Value of Handwashing
Owning a Pet Makes You Attractive

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February 20, 2023 44 mins

In this week's episode we talk about kids and their love for undressing dolls. We also discuss Sam's favorite doll to kiss and Robert practicing how to unhook bras.

Why Kids Like To Undress Dolls

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February 13, 2023 53 mins

In this week's episode we do something we've never done before: cook together. We also discuss the stress of participating in a study and recording a podcast at the same time.

The Benefits of Cooking Together

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February 6, 2023 44 mins

In this week's episode we talk about the enjoyable chocolate mouthfeel. We also discuss Sam's love for Ding Dongs and the wettability of a 3D printed tongue.

This is why chocolate feels so good to eat

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January 30, 2023 48 mins

In this week's episode we celebrate our 100th episode of A Recent Study Suggests! We also discuss if picking your nose increases dementia risk, The White Lotus and a surprising amount of cocaine use.

This episode is also available to WATCH on YouTube!

Does Picking Your Nose Really Increase Dementia Risk?

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December 19, 2022 44 mins

In this week's episode we talk about awkward holiday conversations to avoid. We also discuss Sam's guide on pretending to like a bad gift and why Robert can't stop looking at himself in the mirror.

People Dread Holiday Conversations

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December 12, 2022 48 mins

In this week's episode we're joined by Emma Middleton (Little Em Shop) to talk about why we love true crime so much. We also discuss the connection between Family Feud and true crime and which serial killers we'd let eat our toes.

Why We Love True Crime

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December 5, 2022 47 mins

In this week's episode we talk about the holidays bringing people a little too close together. We also discuss sending nudes and if hooking up with someone while on a break counts as cheating.

Does a long hug count as infidelity?

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November 28, 2022 45 mins

In this week's episode we talk about why women always seem to be cold. We also discuss why Robert would rather be nipped out than put on pants, how a heated blanket is the worst gift, and why building temperatures are sexist.

Why Women Are Always Cold

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November 21, 2022 46 mins

In this week's episode we talk about why guys like to be called "daddy" in bed. We also discuss crushing on teachers and hot, nurturing energy.

Why Do Guys Like Being Called Daddy

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November 14, 2022 48 mins

In this week's episode we talk about why nostalgia is on the rise. We also discuss the When We Were Young festival, Harry Potter, and why millennials are the greatest generation.

Nostalgia study

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November 7, 2022 48 mins

In this week's episode we talk about the most popular brands with gen z adults. We also discuss Robert’s young face and Sam’s old debates. Oh! And what TikTok, M&M’s, and Cash App have in common.

Gen Z’s Favorite Brands

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October 31, 2022 49 mins

We're back! In this week's episode we talk about where we've been.

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August 22, 2022 50 mins

In this week's episode we talk about buyers remorse and the most common online shopping regrets. We also discuss Sam's shopping problem and why she's angry that Robert bought a book.

Online Shopping Buyers Remorse

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August 15, 2022 43 mins

In this week's episode we talk about the perfect morning routine according to science. We also discuss why Sam would prefer that Robert not be around and her four hour morning routine.

The Perfect Morning Routine

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August 8, 2022 49 mins

In this week's episode we talk about the Mandela Effect and our collective false memories. We also discuss Curious George's tail, Fruit of the Loom's cornucopia, and the Berenstain Bears.

Researches Stumped By The Mandela Effect

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