The Tetris Diet: Play Games To Lose Weight
A new study finds playing Tetris can help you shed pounds
A study done at Plymouth University in the UK evaluated 119 people for their cravings and their hunger levels, then asked them to either play Tetris or stare at a screen loading the game. The participants who played the game reported that their cravings decreased by 25 percent.
The probable reason? They were temporarily distracted by trying to fit L-shaped thingies next to square-shaped thingies. In any case, it's making us look at our favorite subway past-time in a whole new way. [The Atlantic]