Lumosity: A Web App To Help You Improve Your Mental Skills

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Do you have a weak memory? Do you feel that you are not able to quickly prepare for exams or that you often forget the names of acquaintances? If yes, then you should definitely check out a website called Lumosity.

improve your mental skills

Lumosity is a free to use web service that helps you enhance your mental abilities. If you are like most people and you cannot remember names on first introductions, you cannot keep track of many ideas at the same time, you cannot recall where you placed certain objects, or you cannot learn new subjects easily, then this web app is exactly for you.

You start off by selecting which aspects of your memory, attention, speed, flexibility, and problem solving you want to work on. The options you select help the web app pick out the right games for you to play. When you begin playing these games, you quickly realize how much they challenge your mental abilities.

The following screenshot is from a game that asks you whether or not the shape being shown is similar to the previous shape shown; this tests your speed as well as your attention.


Your progress throughout the games is monitored and you can check out how far you have come anytime. Although the free account of the application offers you a good number of games to play, you can go for the app’s premium accounts for more games and a further personalized mental exercise plan. Premium plans cost $14.95 month and come with a 30 day money back guarantee.

Lumosity also offers a Google Chrome app for increased accessibility.


  • A user friendly web service.
  • Also offers a Chrome app.
  • Lets you play various games to work on your mental / cognitive skills.
  • Tracks your progress.
  • Creates game plans according to your goals.

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