Back in 2011, a study run by East Carolina University scientifically proved that casual gaming can relieve stress and improve wellbeing. Some of the moods measured in the study included psychological tension, anger, depression, vigor, fatigue and confusion. The results yielded significant findings and identified potential therapeutic applications of casual games as a means of addressing serious mental and physical disorders.
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3. The Great Piggy Bank Adventure - T. Rowe & Price + Disney
Developed by award-winning digital development house North Kingdom, The Great Piggy Bank Adventure (TGPBA) is an example of what can be achieved in the games space when budget isn't a major consideration.