Mind Games - Brain Training Games
By Mindware Consulting, Inc
This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.
Exercise your brain!
Mind Games is a great collection of games based in part on principles derived from cognitive tasks to help you practice different mental skills. This app includes a handful of free games. Additionally, there are a number of trial games included that can be played 3 times. All games include your score history and a graph of your progress. Using some principles of standardized testing, your scores are also converted to a standardized scale so that you can see where you need work and excel.
Not sure where to focus? Training Center does the work for you by picking the perfect mix of exercises to keep you engaged.
Mind Games is intended to be brain challenging entertainment. No research has yet been conducted to determine if this app has cognitive benefits.
Attention Training Game - Exercise your focus and speed. Based on the flanker attention task.
Abstraction - Practice your ability to differentiate abstract from concrete words.
Divided Attention - Practice your ability to divide your attention and respond rapidly.
Face Memory - Memorize a group of faces and then see if you can recall them.
Math Star - Practice your basic arithmetic skills, speed, and attention to detail.
Memory Flow - Practice your learning and memory and attention to details with visual stimuli.
Memory Racer - Practice for your working memory and processing speed.
Mental Categories - Practice your processing speed and quick categorization skills.
Mental Flex - Practice your mental flexibility.
Grid Memory - Memorize the locations of the tiles that change with increasing numbers of tiles.
Self-Ordered Learning - Memorize a sequence of objects using a sequence you determine.
Speed Trivia - Test and improve your knowledge of general trivia and information.
Vocabulary Star - Try to improve your vocabulary and spelling skills.
Vocabulary Power - Try to improve your vocabulary without time pressure or spelling skills needed.
Object Memory - Test and practice your visual memory skills for remembering objects.
Word Memory - Memorize 30 words and see if you can recognize them.
What's New in Version 2.1.0
-Enhancement: Added multiple languages. Language defaults with your phone language or select in settings.
-Enhancement: Complete user interface redesign! Enhancements throughout the application. Enjoy!
It's ok but it has some flaws. Abstract vs concrete: habit. If thinking of a nun's habit, it can be considered concrete, but it's listed as abstract. Harp. Could be considered an emotional action, making it abstract or the musical instrument, which would be concrete. The game results feedback isn't clear like Lumosity. Lumosity clearly tells you to answer quickly. These games do not. You can complete the entire game, get a perfect score and somehow that's bad. The ads are also extremely annoying. Overall, it needs improvement.
I noticed that my memory was beginning to diminish and wanted to find something to help me strengthen that part of the brain. This app was free so I decided to give it a try. Now I am absolutely obsessed! I found that if you play for a few minutes before a class, you can absorb more information.
NOT BUYING GAMES OF WAR!!
I swear- this otherwise great game is really just a venue for that same d@mn Games of War advertisement! Start a game- watch an ad. Back out to see a different game- watch the same ad. Click on a description- watch the same Fing ad again. Blow your nose- watch the same ad AGAIN!
I understand the idea of needing to watch ads or but the game. I get that. But if I haven't bought the d@mn game, show DIFFERENT ads instead of the same stupid, brain-numbing, insipid ad repeatedly.
- Category: Education
- Updated: Aug 23, 2016
- Version: 2.1.0
- Size: 51.2 MB
- Languages: English, French, German, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
- Seller: Mindware Consulting, Inc
- © 2016 Mindware Consulting, Inc
Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.