"When people crave something, they're visualizing the sensation and pleasure of indulging in a specific food," says study co-author Jackie Andrade, PhD, of Plymouth University in England. "The game blocks the mental imagery that sustains a craving, since it's hard to play Tetris and picture some-thing else at the same time." Hit the app store so you'll be ready by that 4 o'clock hunger pang!
Tetris not for you? Any visually absorbing video game should do the trick, including Candy Crush and Bejeweled.
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