Study: video games help to lose weight

Some video games promote weight loss. Motivation to exercise and eat right occurs when a person begins to compare his appearance with the appearance of a computer avatar.

Researchers from the University of California have established that people tend to correlate their appearance with the appearance of others. In most computer games, the main characters are strong and slim people.

In the experiment, the volunteers were asked to play video games for different characters with different types of shapes. People pushed each other in virtual fights. Individuals real rivals, the subjects have not seen.

If the man was slender character, he tried to be as. There is an additional motivation to the sports lifestyle.

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