Is your brain feeling a little flabby? Have you watched too much reality TV lately? You have a chance to get your brain back into shape with these educational apps.
Apps to Stimulate Your Brain—Apple
Lumosity Mobile (Free) - Lumosity’s mobile app is designed to help improve your memory and the elasticity of your brain. Sounds tough, but the training is game-based. (Mobilewalla Score: 99/100)
Duolingo (Free)* - Duolingo offers language classes in Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian and English for free. (Score: 98/100)
Trivia: Knowledge Trainer ($2.99) - This brain trainer challenges you with 5,000 trivia questions set to five difficulty levels in 10 categories. (Score: 96/100)
Fit Brains Trainer (Free)* - The Fit Brains Trainer provides the user with challenging exercises that change and adapt in order to continue to challenge the user with each session. (Score: 87/100)
Udemy (Free)* - Udemy provides access to thousands of online courses in subjects like cake decorating, programming and business. (Score: 74/100)
Apps to Stimulate Your Brain—Android
Super Sudoku (Free) - Sudoku is a great tool for brain training. Use popular Super Sudoku to challenge yourself and track your progress against players worldwide. (Mobilewalla Score: 99/100)
Top Crossword Puzzles Free (Free) - This app aggregates crosswords from multiple sites to challenge beginners and experts alike. (Score: 99/100)
Coach memory! Brain trainer (Free) - Coach memory! uses sophisticated memory puzzles to help stimulate the parts of your brain that control memory in order to improve it. (Score: 98/100)
Visual Anatomy Free (Free)* - The free version of this app has 58 high-res images of anatomical features and a 3-D rotational organ view. (Score: 97/100)
EveryCircuit ($9.99) - If you, or your child, are interested in engineering or electrical engineering, this app teaches how circuits work using virtual interactive circuits. (Score: 84/100)
Apps with an asterisk* denote availability on Apple and Android.