Lumosity: #1 Brain Games & Cognitive Training App
Cost: In App Purchases
Developer: Lumos Labs, Inc.
Cost: In App Purchases
Lumosity’s free brain training program consists of fun and interactive puzzle games to help you keep your mind active. Used by over 90 million people worldwide, Lumosity’s educational games for adults offers over 40 games designed to put your critical thinking, memory and problem-solving skills to the test. Start training your brain today!Read More
It’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of life and let your brain go on standby. Lumosity challenges your mental muscles across a variety of segments – memory, attention, speed, flexibility and problem solving. The games are quick and simple, but require immense focus to master. Start your brain training habit with a free 10 minute Fit Test to set your baseline scores and see how you compare with people your age. With Lumosity, you will work out with a personalized training program, unlock in-depth insights about how you play, and receive tips for better game accuracy, speed and strategy. Our brain games take cognitive tasks and turn them into fun games that challenge your mind! Ready to play fun and free brain games that challenge you? Download Lumosity today. FEATURES: DAILY BRAIN EXERCISES Over 40 brain games to challenge core cognitive and academic abilities, including: - Puzzle games - Memory games - Problem solving games - Logic games - Critical thinking games - Math games - Word and vocabulary games WORKOUT MODES - Carefully curated sets of games made for you - Games using your training habits and preferences to find different ways to challenge your brain - Elevate your training with new games DETAILED TRAINING INSIGHTS - Analyze your game play to level up your training - Learn your game strengths, weaknesses and cognitive patterns MINDFULNESS TRAINING - Keep your mind centered with meditation techniques - Practice mindfulness exercises to gain mental clarity and relaxation THE STORY BEHIND LUMOSITY We’re a team of scientists and designers exploring new ways to challenge the brain and push cognitive research forward. We take common cognitive and neuropsychological tasks, or design entirely new, experimental challenges. Working with experienced designers, they transform these tasks into fun games that challenge core cognitive skills. We also work with 40+ university researchers worldwide. We give qualified researchers free access to Lumosity training and tools — helping them investigate new areas in cognition. As we learn more about the possibilities of brain training, we invite you to train with us, and join us in our mission to advance the understanding of human cognition. The Lumosity app is available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, German, Japanese and Korean. To access the app in one of our languages, change your device setting to the desired language. English is the default language for devices not set to one of our supported languages. GET HELP: http://help.lumosity.com VISIT US: http://www.lumosity.com FOLLOW US: https://plus.google.com/+lumosity/ FOLLOW US: http://twitter.com/lumosity LIKE US: http://facebook.com/lumosity
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