The Jiggle Deformer has a forces tab which can be easily overlooked, where you can drop in particle modifiers. This is a great way to use them as deformers on geometry. This results in very organic motion and behavior. Modifiers who have an actual effect are wind, gravity, attractor and turbulence. Keep in mind that by their nature all modifiers work 3 dimensional as their original purpose is to modify the PSR of particles in 3d space. (no audio)