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Mind Games

by Mindware Consulting, Inc.
Platform: Android Rated: Guidance Suggested
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,049 customer reviews)

Price: FREE
Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
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Latest Updates

What's new in version 1.8.8
  • New trial game added: Mirror Images.

Product Details

  • ASIN: B0087SGWI6
  • Release Date: May 31, 2012
  • Rated: Guidance Suggested This app may include dynamic content. What's this?
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,049 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #735 Free in Appstore for Android (See Top 100 Free in Appstore for Android)
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Product Features

  • Standardized scores and percentile ranking
  • Score history and graphs
  • 28 games for brain training exercises
  • Reminder scheduling system for brain training

Product Description

This is a great collection of games based in part on principles of cognitive psychology to help you practice different mental skills. This app includes all 28 of Mindware’s brain exercising games (some of which can only be played 3 times in the free version). All games include your score history and graph of your progress. The main app shows a summary of your best games and today’s scores on all games. Using some principles of standardized testing, your scores are also converted to a standardized scale so that you can see where you need work and excel.

Attention Training Game - Exercise your brain's attention. Based on the flanker attention task. Practice your ability to ignore competing information and processing speed.

Abstraction - Rapidly identify if a word has an abstract or concrete meaning.

Attention Training Game - Exercise your brain's attention. Based on the flanker attention task. Practice your ability to ignore competing information and processing speed.

Anticipation - Practice your ability to anticipate and respond rapidly.

Changing Directions - Practice your attention, concentration, processing speed, and mental flexibility.

Divided Attention I - Practice your ability to divide your attention and respond rapidly.

Face Memory - Memorize a group of faces and then see if you can recall them.

Math Star - Practice your basic arithmetic skills, speed, and attention to detail.

Memory Racer - Practice for your brain's working memory and processing speed.

Memory Span - Practice your verbal and nonverbal working memory to increase the span of your immediate memory.

Mental Categories - Practice your processing speed and quick categorization skills.

Mental Flex - Practice your cognitive flexibility and ability to ignore competing information.

Serial Memory - Learn a series of 10 numbers and faces in as few trials as you can.

Spatial Memory - Memorize the locations of the tiles that flip over with increasing numbers of tiles.

Speed Trivia - Test and improve your knowledge of general trivia and information.

Vocabulary Star - Improve your vocabulary and spelling skills.

Visual Memory - Test and practice your visual memory skills.

Word Memory - Memorize 30 words and see if you can remember them.

Technical Details

  • Size: 13.5MB
  • Version: 1.8.8
  • Developed By: Mindware Consulting, Inc.
  • Application Permissions: (Help me understand what permissions mean)
    • Open network sockets
    • Write to external storage
    • Access the vibration feature
    • Access information about networks
  • Minimum Operating System: Android 2.3
  • Approximate Download Time: Less than 2 minutes

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
896 of 995 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A gotta have October 15, 2012
By jimbo
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outstanding
I was surprised to find so many games and the fact that its free really impressed me. highly recommended
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779 of 884 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars fantastic August 19, 2012
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Fantastic. Really tests your brain. Showed me strengths and weaknesses I didn't knoe I had! Love it! Better than wasting time with Angry Birds...
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736 of 845 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great to Learn Study Techniques October 18, 2012
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Between an AP (college level class), Pre calculus, spanish 3, and up and coming PSATs or other tests as a sophomore in highschool forces me to need a great memory.
This app has helped improve that so I can keep everything else on track.
'nough said.
Its a great app get it.
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33 of 34 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Exactly what i have been looking for! November 17, 2012
By Bailey
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Brain scientist Jill Bolte Taylor recommended brain training, just as you do your body. I purchased a wii version that she recommended but couldnt find anything comparable on my kindle.....until this! its awesome! the ONLY problem i have is that its extremely difficult to do any of the photo memory excersices more than once per day because the same photos are used for each exercise so you forget if its the new puzzle or the one prior. they just need a larger selection of photos. There are so many other exercises to work on though, that this really is no big deal (i only throw it in here in case the writers are looking for items to improve on). I am 47 yrs old and my memory isnt what it used to be. I dont want to just sit by and do nothing...especially when studies have shown that these types of excersises are helpful. My scores show definate improvement. Theyre fun and helpful....5 stars from me.
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21 of 21 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Mind Games works for me, so far. December 9, 2012
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I am 44 years old and I have been on disability for about a year now. My health began to slip about three or four years ago after being cancer free for a couple of years. Leap forward to now and my health is at it's worse. I no longer work and my activities are limited due to my inability to go far or to even walk or stand for more than a few minutes at a time. With the physical limitations come mental limitations. I am no longer on the job and using my mind on a minute to minute basis. I hardly use it at all due to not working plus the part of my illness that zaps my energy and leaves me unable to even read for a few minutes. These games are just what I need to get my mental acuity back. I need something to feel normal again and not forget the simplest of things, which is how I live now. I'll let you all know how things go in the long run using this, so far so good. Thank you.
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13 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A nice alternative to sudoku and solitaire December 9, 2012
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This collection of games is so much fun. Great for all ages. Spend as little or as long as you like, and still receive the benefit of exercising your brain. You don't even have to get your heart rate up or break a sweat!
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34 of 40 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars could have been a good app December 14, 2012
By Tammy
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This could have been a good app but it just doesn't work correctly. There are timer issues with memory racer. It is simply way too buggy, perhaps if they fix the issues I may download it again but for now I am uninstalling it.
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12 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A must have! December 9, 2012
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Great variety, with multiple stimuli to exercise your mind. Its one of the more comprehensive brain training apps out there. I've purchased many of these apps and I like this one the best. I'm surprised its free.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
keeping my brain fresh and active...
Published 2 days ago by Christie Kirkland
4.0 out of 5 stars Challenging games... some rather uninteresting to me ...
Challenging games...some rather uninteresting to me.
Published 3 days ago by Susan K. McRae
5.0 out of 5 stars challenges
I really LOVE mind games and how they have different games that challenges different parts of MY brain!
If you're looking for a challenge then you found it! ;)
Published 3 days ago by pinkmonkey4u2000
5.0 out of 5 stars smart fun
I am enjoying the games...they offer a great way to practice learning at any age. I think my husband and I will have to compete!
Published 3 days ago by Renee L. Mazurek
4.0 out of 5 stars I love the e of playing the game it has helped ...
I love the e of playing the game it has helped me already to better myself and my brain.p

Betty
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Published 4 days ago by Betty
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Good
Published 4 days ago by OldV8ford
4.0 out of 5 stars enrichment
The variety of games target every part of the brain. Other apps charge for additional games
Published 4 days ago by mherrera
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
good for starters. makes practice fun
Published 6 days ago by Barbara De Beck
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
Excellent way to exercise your brain if you don't get enough through every day life
Published 6 days ago by Robin
5.0 out of 5 stars Great brain exercise
I have enjoyed trying the various puzzles/games to sharpen my brain. A lot more than expected for free. It does help keep your mind alert.
Published 7 days ago by Fatty Patty
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