"If cravings are running your life, try playing Tetris."

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Wed, Feb 26th, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

According to Larry O'Hanlon, on the Discovery website, researchers determined that playing Tetris can help people deal with cravings.

The computer game can lessen the urge for a doughnut, chocolate, a cigarette or maybe even sex, finds a new study published in the journal Appetite.

“We know that cravings are associated with drug use, and early dropout of weight-loss programs,” said Jackie Andrade, a psychology professor at Plymouth University's Cognition Institute in the U.K. “They make life difficult.”

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