If you’re ever feeling stressed or anxious, this new study suggests that there is a very simple – and fun – way to ease your mind.
Research from the University of California shows that playing Tetris has a remarkable effect on a person’s mental health and performance. According to the study, overworked people experienced a significant reduction in stress and anxiety and an influx in positive emotions by playing Tetris.
Why? The game is the perfect balance of challenge and accessibility; it’s difficult enough to keep players engaged, but simple and intuitive enough to allow players to stay relaxed and enjoy the experience.