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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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Don't Shave Your Butt
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 ButtFollow the podcast:IG: @ARecentStudyPodYouTube: A Recent Study SuggestsFollow Sam:IG: @samspantsandplantsFollow Robert:IG: @RobertBarbosa03Twitter: @RobertBarbosa03
40:22 4/3/23
The Secret to Happiness
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 wellbeingFollow the podcast:IG: @ARecentStudyPodYouTube: A Recent Study SuggestsFollow Sam:IG: @samspantsandplantsFollow Robert:IG: @RobertBarbosa03Twitter: @RobertBarbosa03
42:25 3/27/23
March Madness Vasectomies
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 MadnessFollow the podcast:IG: @ARecentStudyPodYouTube: A Recent Study SuggestsFollow Sam:IG: @samspantsandplantsFollow Robert:IG: @RobertBarbosa03Twitter: @RobertBarbosa03
44:27 3/20/23
Creative Destruction
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 FurnitureFollow the podcast:IG: @ARecentStudyPodYouTube: A Recent Study SuggestsFollow Sam:IG: @samspantsandplantsFollow Robert:IG: @RobertBarbosa03Twitter: @RobertBarbosa03
45:23 3/6/23
Intimidating Selfies
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 SelfiesValue of HandwashingOwning a Pet Makes You AttractiveFollow the podcast:IG: @ARecentStudyPodYouTube: A Recent Study SuggestsFollow Sam:IG: @samspantsandplantsFollow Robert:IG: @RobertBarbosa03Twitter: @RobertBarbosa03
54:20 2/27/23
Undressing Dolls
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 DollsFollow the podcast:IG: @ARecentStudyPodYouTube: A Recent Study SuggestsFollow Sam:IG: @samspantsandplantsFollow Robert:IG: @RobertBarbosa03Twitter: @RobertBarbosa03
44:32 2/20/23
The Benefits of Cooking Together
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 TogetherFollow the podcast:IG: @ARecentStudyPodYouTube: A Recent Study SuggestsFollow Sam:IG: @samspantsandplantsFollow Robert:IG: @RobertBarbosa03Twitter: @RobertBarbosa03
53:52 2/13/23
Why Chocolate Feels So Good to Eat
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 eatFollow the podcast:IG: @ARecentStudyPodYouTube: A Recent Study SuggestsFollow Sam:IG: @samspantsandplantsFollow Robert:IG: @RobertBarbosa03Twitter: @RobertBarbosa03
44:48 2/6/23
Nose Picker (Our 100th Episode!!!)
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?Follow the podcast:IG: @ARecentStudyPodYouTube: A Recent Study SuggestsFollow Sam:IG: @samspantsandplantsFollow Robert:IG: @RobertBarbosa03Twitter: @RobertBarbosa03
48:53 1/30/23
Sex, Politics, and Money
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 ConversationsFollow the podcast:IG: @ARecentStudyPodYouTube: A Recent Study SuggestsFollow Robert:IG: @RobertBarbosa03Twitter: @RobertBarbosa03
44:22 12/19/22
Hot Serial Killers (w/Emma Middleton!)
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 CrimeLittle Em Shop for last minute gifts!Follow Emma: @littleemshopFollow the podcast:IG: @ARecentStudyPodTwitter: @ARecentStudyPodTikTok: @ARecentStudySuggestsYouTube: A Recent Study SuggestsFollow Robert:IG: @RobertBarbosa03Twitter: @RobertBarbosa03
48:41 12/12/22
Hugging is Cheating
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?Follow the podcast:IG: @ARecentStudyPodTwitter: @ARecentStudyPodTikTok: @ARecentStudySuggestsYouTube: A Recent Study SuggestsFollow Robert:IG: @RobertBarbosa03Twitter: @RobertBarbosa03
47:15 12/5/22
Women Are Always Cold
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 ColdFollow the podcast:IG: @ARecentStudyPodTwitter: @ARecentStudyPodTikTok: @ARecentStudySuggestsYouTube: A Recent Study SuggestsFollow Robert:IG: @RobertBarbosa03Twitter: @RobertBarbosa03
45:29 11/28/22
Call Me Daddy
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 DaddyFollow the podcast:IG: @ARecentStudyPodTwitter: @ARecentStudyPodTikTok: @ARecentStudySuggestsYouTube: A Recent Study SuggestsFollow Robert:IG: @RobertBarbosa03Twitter: @RobertBarbosa03
46:06 11/21/22
Why Millennials Are So Nostalgic
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 studyFollow the podcast:IG: @ARecentStudyPodTwitter: @ARecentStudyPodTikTok: @ARecentStudySuggestsYouTube: A Recent Study SuggestsFollow Robert:IG: @RobertBarbosa03Twitter: @RobertBarbosa03
48:36 11/14/22
Gen Z’s Favorite Brands
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 BrandsFollow the podcast:IG: @ARecentStudyPodTwitter: @ARecentStudyPodTikTok: @ARecentStudySuggestsYouTube: A Recent Study SuggestsFollow Robert:IG: @RobertBarbosa03Twitter: @RobertBarbosa03
48:57 11/7/22
A Funeral, a Baby Shower, and a Wedding
We're back! In this week's episode we talk about where we've been.Follow the podcast:IG: @ARecentStudyPodTwitter: @ARecentStudyPodTikTok: @ARecentStudySuggestsYouTube: A Recent Study SuggestsFollow Robert:IG: @RobertBarbosa03Twitter: @RobertBarbosa03
49:00 10/31/22
Buyers Remorse
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 RemorseFollow the podcast:IG: @ARecentStudyPodTwitter: @ARecentStudyPodTikTok: @ARecentStudySuggestsYouTube: A Recent Study SuggestsFollow Robert:IG: @RobertBarbosa03Twitter: @RobertBarbosa03
50:28 8/22/22
Morning Mathers
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 RoutineFollow the podcast:IG: @ARecentStudyPodTwitter: @ARecentStudyPodTikTok: @ARecentStudySuggestsYouTube: A Recent Study SuggestsFollow Robert:IG: @RobertBarbosa03Twitter: @RobertBarbosa03
43:35 8/15/22
Mandela Effect
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 EffectFollow the podcast:IG: @ARecentStudyPodTwitter: @ARecentStudyPodTikTok: @ARecentStudySuggestsYouTube: A Recent Study SuggestsFollow Robert:IG: @RobertBarbosa03Twitter: @RobertBarbosa03
49:41 8/8/22
Childfree State of Mind
In this week's episode we talk about why more adults are choosing to be childfree. We also announce episode 100, Barlo, and discuss why the dentist is a bully.Adults are choosing to be childfreeFollow the podcast:IG: @ARecentStudyPodTwitter: @ARecentStudyPodTikTok: @ARecentStudySuggestsYouTube: A Recent Study SuggestsFollow Robert:IG: @RobertBarbosa03Twitter: @RobertBarbosa03
44:54 8/1/22
The Power of Seating Charts
In this week's episode we talk about how teachers make the best matchmakers. We also discuss Sam's unreciprocated love towards Robert and the real reason we have been together all these years.Seating Charts and FriendshipsFollow the podcast:IG: @ARecentStudyPodTwitter: @ARecentStudyPodTikTok: @ARecentStudySuggestsYouTube: A Recent Study SuggestsFollow Robert:IG: @RobertBarbosa03Twitter: @RobertBarbosa03
46:59 7/25/22
The Worst Part of Summer
In this week's episode we discuss the worst parts about summer. We also talk about seasickness, algae water, and debate whether 64 or 91 degrees is a better indoor temperature. Ranking the worst parts of summerFollow the podcast:IG: @ARecentStudyPodTwitter: @ARecentStudyPodTikTok: @ARecentStudySuggestsYouTube: A Recent Study SuggestsFollow Robert:IG: @RobertBarbosa03Twitter: @RobertBarbosa03
47:36 7/18/22
Adult Children
In this week's episode we talk about how adults just want to be kids again. We also discuss Sam embracing her inner child and ketchup and mayonnaise on ice cream.Adults embrace inner child during the summerFollow the podcast:IG: @ARecentStudyPodTwitter: @ARecentStudyPodTikTok: @ARecentStudySuggestsYouTube: A Recent Study SuggestsFollow Robert:IG: @RobertBarbosa03Twitter: @RobertBarbosa03
48:21 7/4/22
Rest and No Relaxation
In this week's episode... Sam is back! So, we talk about how people only relax for 40 minutes per day. We also discuss  the saddest form of self-care and the floss dance. Listen to this podcast at a responsible volume.People only relax for 40 minutes a dayFollow the podcast:IG: @ARecentStudyPodTwitter: @ARecentStudyPodTikTok: @ARecentStudySuggestsYouTube: A Recent Study SuggestsFollow Robert:IG: @RobertBarbosa03Twitter: @RobertBarbosa03
48:34 6/27/22
Robert Made You Some Content
In this week's episode we learn that people judge their partner for their snacking habits. Robert also worries that Sam thinks he eats like a child. Message Sam the secret phrase and forever have our love! People Judge Snacking Habits Follow the podcast:IG: @ARecentStudyPodTwitter: @ARecentStudyPodTikTok: @ARecentStudySuggestsYouTube: A Recent Study SuggestsFollow Robert:IG: @RobertBarbosa03Twitter: @RobertBarbosa03
29:38 6/13/22
TikTok Laundry Lessons
In this week's episode we talk about how to do laundry the "right way." We also discuss Robert's pillow fiasco and Sam's bad laundry habits.Young people are learning laundry from social mediaFollow the podcast:IG: @ARecentStudyPodTwitter: @ARecentStudyPodTikTok: @ARecentStudySuggestsFollow Robert:IG: @RobertBarbosa03Twitter: @RobertBarbosa03
45:48 5/23/22
Organic Cotton Fluff
In this week's episode we talk about what your candy preference says about your personality. We also discuss Robert's practical approach to candy and Sam's trash can Reese's Peanut Butter Cup.Check out our article in Voyage Houston!Candy and Your PersonalityFollow the podcast:IG: @ARecentStudyPodTwitter: @ARecentStudyPodFollow Robert:IG: @RobertBarbosa03Twitter: @RobertBarbosa03
49:17 5/16/22
Period Sex
In this week's episode we talk about SEX! We also discuss keeping a priest on call and the least public place to get it on. Normalize period sex Follow the podcast:IG: @ARecentStudyPodTwitter: @ARecentStudyPodFollow Robert:IG: @RobertBarbosa03Twitter: @RobertBarbosa03
41:30 4/25/22
Robert and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
In this week's episode we talk about the worst 24 hours of Robert's life.Check out some pictures from the bad dayFollow the podcast:IG: @ARecentStudyPodTwitter: @ARecentStudyPodFollow Robert:IG: @RobertBarbosa03Twitter: @RobertBarbosa03
45:53 4/11/22