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The reason for the lower cravings, said Skorka-Brown and her colleagues, is that Tetris is a fast-moving visual game that requires attention to shapes and positions. That distracts the part of the brain that produces imagery of the thing you crave and therefore makes it harder to crave. It's an aspect of the game that anyone can test.

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Comment by Katatoniopeth on February 24, 2014, 2:27 pm
24% isn't a very high percentage, and let's just say if had some sexual cravings, Tetris isn't going to stop that, there is only 2 solutions to that, or possibly 3. :D
Comment by yotipo91 on February 23, 2014, 1:07 pm
All addictive games suppress hunger. I often find my stomach growling because I refuse to get up from the computer because I'm doing a 1v1.
Comment by M_Bison on February 20, 2014, 7:23 pm
“Playing Tetris reducing food cravings”??? I actually find it does the very opposite; I am forever stopping by the grocery store after work to stock up on “Tetris supplies” :) And don’t even get me started on the “maybe even sex” statement – “maybe even”; what does that even mean??? Lol. Clearly the person who wrote that article didn’t test that theory :P Funny stuff…
Comment by Integration on February 19, 2014, 9:28 am
Paradox: "Its been 3 months since i played a game of tetris. I went from fat to less fat wewt"
Comment by Blitz on February 19, 2014, 7:44 am
"“Next time you play Tetris, try to visualize a friend's face,” said Andrade. It's not easy to do without your game suffering.”" Challenge accepted. 20 seconds later, challenge completed. Conclusion: It is easy to visualize a friend's face while playing Tetris.

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