Whether it’s to focus better at work, perform better at school, or just stay active and sharp, there are different reasons for wanting to enhance brainpower and Intelligence. However, maintaining psychological well-being is equally as essential.
Playing games has been proven to boost one’s Intelligence. You don’t even have to play games with a partner anymore. There are different apps you can download to catch fun and boost your IQ with games.
Lumosity is a popular app that is split into sessions of three games designed to your goals: attention, memory, problem solving, processing speed or flexibility of thinking. These games are played against the clock and change every time.
According to developers, just one session a day can enhance mental skills and users can track their progress and compare their performance with others.
This app is free for limited access, upgrade for $15 a month or $80 a year and available for iOS
CogniFit Brain Fitness
With this app you can boost cognitive abilities like memory and concentration, with sleek, exciting and addictive games designed by neuroscientists. You can track your progress and access views about overall brain health.
If you are a competitive player, you can challenge friends too. After a quiz, the app will adapt each game’s challenge to your profile and give you recommendations based on your results. Developers discovered that users saw improvement in intelligence by spending minimum of 20 minutes, two to three times evert week, playing the games. This app is free for four games or full subscription for $13 a month or $120 and it is available for iOS.
Do you want to train your brain to be happier? Then this is for you. Research shows that certain activities can help build your ability to get over negative thoughts, cope with stress, show gratitude, and empathize — all necessary ingredients for a happier, fuller life.
With fundamentals of positive psychology, which entails focusing on the strengths and virtues that allow people to create fulfilling lives, the quizzes, polls and gratitude journal of the app combined with a positive community teach life-changing habits gradually. The goal of the app is to build these skills and keep its users happy all day. The app is free and available for iOS.
Positive Activity Jackpot
The Positive Activity Jackpot was initially developed for service members who were coming back from combat with high risk for post-traumatic stress disorder. The app uses augmented reality with an Android phone’s GPS to look for nearby activities and diversions for individuals coping with depression. If you are finding it hard making up your mind on what to do, “pull the lever” and allow the app’s jackpot function to make the choice for you.
This app is based on a type of behavioral therapy known as pleasant event scheduling, which supports a daily schedule of fun activities to boost moods, intelligence and get over despondent thoughts. This app is free and available on Google Play.
Brain Trainer Special
Similar to Lumosity, this Android app has games that have you memorizing phone numbers, letter sequences, and solving assorted math problems to keep your mind in perfect shape. The games’ difficulty levels range from very easy to brain-tingling hard. The app is free and available on Google Play.
Brain Fitness Pro
Brain Fitness Pro uses a series of memory training exercises to boost focus, memory and problem-solving skills. The app is $4 and available for iOS.
Download one or more of this apps on your phone and enjoy it when you are not busy