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BrainHQ - Brain Training Exercises

By Posit Science

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Train your brain with BrainHQ from Posit Science—the only brain training program clinically proven to improve memory, speed, and attention. Now with new features that contribute to your brain fitness success!

BrainHQ is a brain training program that really works. It’s built on the principles of “brain plasticity”—new science that shows that the brain is always capable of change and improvement. Top scientists from around the world provided their input for the BrainHQ exercises. The result: a training system that comprehensively improves brain function, from the most basic elements of perception through the most complex elements of memory, thinking, and decision-making.

What makes BrainHQ unique is that it is the only brain training program that has been shown to work in large-scale randomized clinical trials—the gold-standard for scientific results. BrainHQ’s exercises have been tested in studies by researchers from leading institutions, including the Mayo Clinic, the University of California at Berkeley, and the Department of Veterans Affairs. More than 110 publications have documented statistically and clinically significant results with the exercises in BrainHQ, including:

•Improves memory by 10 years of function
•Increases processing speed by over 130%
•Reduces the risk of decline in health-related quality of life and mood by over 30%
•Sharpens attention, improves reaction time, and reduces risk of driving accidents by 50%

All of this means that BrainHQ works—in laboratory studies, and in the lives of everyday people:

•"BrainHQ is a no-brainer must-have in my book…This training has expanded my visual, fine-tuned my audio and even my reflexes seem to be getting faster. BrainHQ is fun and gives me the challenges I need to keep my brain working out on a daily basis." - C. MacDonald

•"Only a few months into the BrainHQ exercises the difference is clear, this isn’t left to speculation, I saw drastic improvements in my capacity for word recall and my family has noticed a strong improvement." -A. Amitrano

And leading publications agree: “Our testers concluded that Posit's product—one of the few so far to undergo clinical trials and peer-reviewed research—had the firmest scientific grounding.” - Wall Street Journal

These proven benefits have inspired leading groups like PBS and the American Automobile Association (AAA) to partner with Posit Science to make the exercises available to their own members. And now they are available to you on your iPad and iPhone!

BrainHQ delivers brain benefits in a way that’s easy to learn and fun to do. The app helps you set and achieve your brain training goals—so it not only works, it works for you.

•Each exercise adapts to your performance and gets more challenging as your performance improves, just like a personal trainer for your brain.

•The training is designed to fit into your life. Train for just 5 minutes in your spare time, or do a complete workout in an hour.

BrainHQ is a free download, and includes a core set of exercises that are available for free.
We offer the following subscription:

1 month: $13.99
1 year: 94.99

These prices are for United States customers. Pricing in other countries may vary and actual charges may be converted to your local currency depending on your country or residence.

Monthly subscription are billed once per month, and an annual subscriptions are billed once per year. Payment will be charged to your iTunes Account when you confirm your purchase. The subscription automatically renews at the end of the billing period. You can cancel your subscription at any time by going to your Settings and turning off auto-renew. To cancel during the current billing period, you must turn off auto-renew at least 24-hours before the end of the current billing period. If you cancel, your subscription will remain active through the remainder of the current billing period, with no refund for this period of time.

What's New in Version 5.4

Bug Fixes


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Customer Reviews

Best app for its purpose

This application is the best on its field. I've been playing brain games for centuries and noticed and nothing has helped me more than this one. You can actually do some research of actual experiment that scientist have done. Gathering brain games applications and this was the most accurate for its purpose. Other applications lie! And steal people's money to advertise and repeat the same patter. But it's just a matter of time till the world knows about this life-changing app!! Others apps use animations meanwhile this guys use real humans making the interference more realistic. Others should spread the word like me! Another thing they're marketing too much on elderly ppl , not that is a bad things but maybe they should target others audiences. Another thing I hope you guys come out with a new update involving "language". If you guys make other as good as the other ones , it'd definitely blow others. Keep up the good work guys and thanks for making this world a better place.

I had brain cancer and this helped

Hello Everyone,

I had brain surgery in 1991. To be more specific, I had an astrocytoma with multiple lesions. following the resection of my left amygdala-hippocampus and the medial portion of my left temporal lobe, I was left with numerous outstanding deficits. After getting to the point of contemplating suicide due to the extraordinary level of social, academic and professional dysfunction in my life, in 2006 I set my mind to find a solution. After discovering Dr. Michael Merzenich and Brain HQ, and setting aside an hour a day of training, over time I noticed extraordinary benefits. I was able to interact socially without the outstanding level of disconnect seeping into my conversations. If you have had any form of brain trauma I can't help but recommend these exercises. Even if you haven't, I honestly still cannot help but recommend these exercises. They are a doorway to a peace of mind that once you enter you'll never want to leave home without.

Really good app

I love this app, it's very challenging and presses my faculties, I can feel it. Still too early to see significant change but I am very hopeful, particularly because there is actual research to back the claims. However, there is little help in some of the things that aren't obvious, like someone else besides me (I saw this in the questions) had a hard time connecting with the correct program after I paid for my subscription. I also am looking for the evaluation of my current standing. I thought there would be a testing of various skills followed by an evaluation of strengths and weaknesses. I still can't find that. It was indicated not only from Posit but also from the AARP website offering a version of the subscription as well. I would like this evaluation.

BrainHQ - Brain Training Exercises
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Health & Fitness
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  • Version: 5.4
  • Size: 71.9 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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