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The 10 Best Apps To Train Your Brain

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“Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face,” says Tracy Dennis, Ph.D, professor of psychology at Hunter College. “Mental changes affect every part of our lives: physical health, sense of well-being, work, educational productivity and community involvement.”

Nadine Kaslow, Ph.D., professor and vice chair at Emory…

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 The 10 Best Apps To Train Your Brain

These days, hundreds of brain-training apps claim to put the “smart” in smartphone and guarantee cognitive improvement with minimal daily use. Don’t think your flaky memory or scatterbrain can be restored? Studies are mixed, since this technology is in the early stages of development.

The best brain training apps and games

We've rounded up some of the very best available so that if you're looking for a way to tune up your brain, check these out.


Millions of users are already using CogniFit to identify possible cognitive alterations and cognitive deficiencies, and to create a personalized brain training regimen for their particular needs.


Elevate is a new type of cognitive training tool designed to build communication and analytical skills. Members are provided with a personalized game-based training program that adjusts over time based on performance. Elevate has been selected by Apple as the App of the Year for 2014.


Happify is the single destination for effective, evidence-based solutions for better mental health.


Enjoy brain training created by scientists and game designers.


Peak is brain training redesigned for the mobile you. Challenge your cognitive skills and build healthy training habits with fun but stimulating games, goals and workouts.

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