Brain Training, Brain Exercise, Brain Fitness by Brain Training 101

 

Do You Use Computer Based Brain Training Programs?

Over 400 of you voted in our last poll, and today we have a new poll up! Do you currently use computer based brain training programs for your brain exercise? Some examples are Lumosity, MindSparke, Posit Science programs, Cognifit etc. Simply choose yes or no and let us know. Read more  Read More →

Brain Focused Websites From Our Readers

A short while back, I asked the readers of our newsletter if they had a brain focused website or blog. I thought it would be nice to highlight their work here so you could take a look and see what they’re up to. The sites are in no particular order, and many thanks go out to the group for being active members of the Brain Training 101 community.   Brain Injury Survival Kit Cheryle Sullivan,... Read more

Holiday Brain Training Specials and Coupon Codes

Every year at the end of November, the stores here in the U.S. slash prices and offer holiday shoppers their best deals. Here’s a list of brain training specials that will save you money when buying gifts for family, friends or yourself. :-) Posit Science Provides effective, non-invasive tools that engage the brain’s natural plasticity to improve brain health. Offering 15% off of ALL brain... Read more

Posit Science Releases Free Brain Fitness App

You may remember from my Drive Sharp review that I asked Posit Science CEO Steven Aldrich if the company had plans to release an iPhone app. He couldn’t give me a yes or no which led me to believe the company was at least seriously considering it if not already into development. For me it’s a no brainer. Brain fitness apps have become extremely popular, and any company serious about building... Read more

Brain Fitness Pro For The iPhone

For those of you Mind Sparke fans out there, you can now take your training on the go. The company has just released its own app for the iPhone. It retails for $3.99, and you can check it out at the iTunes Store. The app is compatible with the iPhone and iPod touch (2nd generation). Below you can see two of the program’s screenshots. Currently I am not an iPhone user, so I found a Brain Training... Read more

What’s The Difference Between Mind Sparke And Lumosity?

I have received a number of emails asking me to review the difference between Mind Sparke and Lumosity – two popular brain training programs. They each base their training on scientifically designed systems. Both are featured at brain gyms throughout the country and they are two of the more affordable options on the market. So how do you choose which one is right for you? Mind Sparke focuses... Read more

Brain Fitness For Seniors

Holy Cow! I could still hear the exclamation used by DakimĀ® CEO Dan Michel in my head hours after I finished my brain training session. It’s just one of the encouraging phrases he uses to keep you motivated throughout your daily training session with the BrainFitness System. Dakim is widely known in the senior living community where its BrainFitness System enjoys the number 1 spot among brain... Read more

Ten Places To Train Your Brain For Free

Whether you’re just getting started on your brain training regimen, or you’re deep in the thick of it, variety can be the thing that keeps you going. I’ve put together 10 fantastic free resources to give you a taste of what’s available with just the quick click of your mouse. Get comfortable, take a little break and dig into some quality free brain training. 1) Brain Training... Read more

Soak Your Head With The Dual N-Back Task

Many thanks to reader Sparky Parker for sending in this link! Soak Your Head offers a free version of the Dual N-Back task, and it’s a great place to start if you’re still on the fence as to whether Mind Sparke Brain Fitness Pro is right for you. This nice thing about this site is that it provides a demo so you can see the training in action. If you’re not familiar with dual n-back... Read more

Do Brain Games Really Make You Smarter?

Brain games are popping up everywhere these days, and the claims associated with them can seem a little too good to be true. Brain games won’t make you a genius, but certain ones have been shown to improve your working memory and increase your fluid intelligence. Lumosity is a brain training program with scientifically designed games that aim to improve brain function — which can begin... Read more

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