Perfect For: Recovering Candy Crushers
The Brain Benefits: Candy Crush addicts, please step forward! While we won't deny the merits of a good Candy Crush game, we want you to go the extra mile with Fit Brains. Created collaboratively between game developers and neuroscientists, the app uses over 60 brain games to create a training program personalized for each user. (The program automatically adapts and customizes challenges based on your performance.) Ranging from focus games to memory tasks and language tests, every part of Fit Brains is fun and super-helpful for sharpening cognition.
Perfect For: Learned linguists
The Brain Benefits: With Elevate you can choose between 35 training activities, the majority of which are geared towards honing your writing and communication skills. Users can take syntax tests, brevity challenges, and error avoidance training, all of which are scored and analyzed for improvement over time. Can we please retake our SATs now?