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Want to lose weight? Try playing Tetris. No, really. – Seriously, Science?

blogs.discovermagazine.com

If you’ve ever tried to lose weight, you probably know the evil that is the craving. It can strike anytime, is really hard to ignore, and can leave you with a bigger butt than you started with. But what if there were a simple way to drown out the craving – one that was actually enjoyable? Well, these scientists are here to grant your very wish! They waited until participants were struck with cravings and told them to play Tetris. And behold! Those who played that oh-so-seductive game experienced reduced cravings compared to their pitiable controls, who were stuck with a “Game Loading” screen.

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So wait, I can lose weight by playing video games? I have to go exercise… my thumbs.

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