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6 Apps To Train Your Brain

Give your mental fitness a serious workout with these helpful braintraining apps

We’re always reading headlines warning that cell phones and tablets can ruin our concentration, distracting us from the ‘important’ things that matter, and removing our ability to focus. In actual fact, mobile tech can make you smarter too. To prove it we’ve rounded up just a few of the best ‘brain– training’ apps around. Those that can help you improve your memory, concentration, as well as enhance other important cognitive functions. CLIFF JOSEPH

BRAIN SCHOOL

Free Made for iPhone, iPad

Brain School is perhaps the most straightforwardly fun app in this group. It’s completely free too, although it uses ads at the bottom of the screen to pay the rent (and don’t expect any tech support either). The app consists of 20 games that test skills such as maths, weights and measures, and shape recognition, and each game progresses in difficulty, tasking you to keep working at it to better improve over time.

LUMOSITY

Free (IAPs) Made for iPhone, iPad

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