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Brain Training

Welcome to Brain Training
This site contains links to many sites that have games to activate the brain….in other words, to make the brain more flexible.  A more flexible brain will be able to navigate through tests more easily.


Brain Training
Free games to challenge the brain.
Free games to challenge the brain.
Discover your Brain Profile through weekly challenges.
Play never-ending quiz, memory & brain games to train your thinking

Lumosity – “Improve your brain performance and live a better life”
PositScience - with BrainHQ's Clinically Proven Brain Training Exercises – some free


Logic Games

BrainBashers™ is a collection of brain teasers, puzzles, riddles, games and optical illusions.
"Flow Free is a simple yet addictive puzzle game. Connect matching colors with pipe to create a flow. Pair all colors, and cover the entire board to solve each puzzle in Flow Free. But watch out, pipes will break if they cross or overlap!"


Interactive logic games.
SuperKids has created a small collection of classic mind-challenging games that focus on spatial reasoning and strategy. They're fun, they are addictive, and best of all, they're free!


Math Games

Lots of free games on lots of disciplines.
Lots of FREE educational/learning games for kids
The Set Game – The rule is simple.  Three cards are a set if, in each of a card’s features (shape, color, fill, and count) every card matches the others, or no cards match each other.
Sudoku – you use the numbers 1-9 in each column, row, and block


Word Games
Quizzes, games, crosswords, scrabble, etc.
FREE online word games.

FREE online word games
FREE online word games



Brain Training Articles
The Brain Trainers
The three other large cognitive training services — Lumosity, Cogmed and Posit Science — dance around the question of whether they truly raise I.Q. but do assert that they improve more.
Can You Build a Better Brain?
For starters, we could dismiss claims for the brain versions of eight-second abs—claims that if we use this brain-training website or practice that form of meditation or eat blueberries or more.
Brain Games are Bogus
All the new research shows that playing learning games makes you better at the games, but not at anything anyone might care about in real life…read more.