The Science Behind the Exercises
The category Numeracy trains your algebraic skills. The challenge in these exercises is to come up with the correct solution in a limited amount of time. In many situations you need to perform quick mental calculations, making these exercises extremely useful for your everyday tasks that require handling numbers. Practicing your math skills is the foundation for better things to come - and it opens up new ways of efficient problem solving and logical thinking.
Here you can train your verbal fluency. The exercises tax your vocabulary so that you have to find the correct word among several options. Because of the constantly changing requirements, these exercises simultaneously also train your working memory.
In this category you can train your ability to recognize patterns. This means that you will learn to deduce and understand the relationship of one object to a group of other objects. Recognizing patterns in everyday life is extremely important for logical deduction and problem solving skills: patterns enable you to use the reasoning of past experiences to draw more informed conclusions.
Our memory exercises are specifically designed to train your working memory. Working memory allows you to keep several bits of information simultaneously at your disposal and to manipulate them in real-time. Working memory is closely linked to several other cognitive functions, such as problem solving, reasoning and reading comprehension.
This category consists of exercises that tap on diverse cognitive functions required for behavioral control in everyday life: willpower, concentration, multitasking, flexible thinking, and protecting yourself from distracting information.