Brain N-Back

Brain N-Back Free Game

Rated 4.48/5 (2,314) —  Free Android application by Philip Nguyen

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About Brain N-Back

WHAT IT IS:
Dual N-Back has been shown to improve working memory and fluid intelligence, which was previously thought unchangable. This is a simple clone of Brain Workshop http://brainworkshop.sourceforge.net/ with a clean and fast interface. Audios are taken from the desktop game with its creator (Paul Hoskinson)'s permission.

VERSIONS:
There's no difference in terms of features between Brain N-Back and Brain N-Back Prime. They both exist for historical reasons. You can either pay for Brain N-Back Prime or get the free version (with ads) then donate to remove the ads later if you feel like it. Like us on Facebook! ^^ https://www.facebook.com/BrainNBack/

If you rate me less than 5 stars, consider leaving a comment. I've always tried to improve the app according to users' comments.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
Lots of people have complained based on a lack of proper understanding of the game's purpose. You might want to skim this FAQ: http://www.gwern.net/DNB%20FAQ

Or if you don't have time, skim FAQ below. In short, you should play using sheer intuition without strategizing (e.g. visualizing patterns, repeatedly recalling, etc.)

1. I want sound for Russian/French/...

==> You are not supposed to symbolize the sounds. Strategizing the game helps you play better, but will not work out your brain. What language it is shouldn't matter. The English sound shouldn't have been there in the first place. It is the default just to stay faithful with the original version. I reccommend you use Piano to reduce the risk of symbolizing the sound.

2. Please disable "auto advancement". I need to feel ready by practicing the lower level first.

==> Staying at your comfort level doesn't work out your brain. You are supposed to move on as soon as you do reasonably with the previous level. It doesn't matter if you keep failing at the higher level. It's the trying that works out your brain.

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How to Download / Install

Download and install Brain N-Back version 1.4.8 on your Android device!
Downloaded 100,000+ times, content rating: Everyone
Android package: phuc.entertainment.dualnback, download Brain N-Back.apk

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Game History & Updates

What's Changed
* Fix occasional crashes
* Ensure full-screen ads only show up when level decreased
Version update Brain N-Back was updated to version 1.4.8
Version update Brain N-Back was updated to version 1.4.1

What are users saying about Brain N-Back

H70%
by H####:

The only thing I could complain is bright background setting - it doesnt seem to change anything. Working black background option would be nice. [Edit] It was quite a while ago I first wrote this review, it was on other phone/os version. Background setting is working fine now.

N70%
by N####:

Great

E70%
by E####:

Awesome!

C70%
by C####:

Fix the sound at higher speeds

F70%
by F####:

I like it. Nice complex task for the mind.

Y70%
by Y####:

The game is great.

J70%
by J####:

Great game for improving awareness, focus and clarity

R70%
by R####:

By far the best brain game I've ever used.

A70%
by A####:

First day, but finding it fun and challenging.

Z70%
by Z####:

Please add a leaderboard in the paid version, you will make money

W70%
by W####:

Thank you so much for this app

D70%
by D####:

نسخه روی ویندوز فون‌اش بهتر بود

V70%
by V####:

This game is useful to improve memory and and focus. It's a mental challenge to do everyday.

U70%
by U####:

Probably the best n-back game in Play Store. Simple interface, non-intrusive ads... One suggestion though: maybe that green title bar could change its colour to match the background's colour during gameplay...

I70%
by I####:

Good exercise set!

T70%
by T####:

Awesome

L70%
by L####:

Cool

S70%
by S####:

Gr8

G70%
by G####:

Deceptively addictive!

Q70%
by Q####:

Very challenging!

B70%
by B####:

Great game/training

M70%
by M####:

Great app for n-back-training

P70%
by P####:

Helps me with cognition, focus, creativity.

X70%
by X####:

Simple and easy to understand. Good job!

O70%
by O####:

A lot of ads, but fully functional

K70%
by K####:

Nice job. Why 1/2 circle & not full circle.

H70%
by H####:

I see visible improvement in other cognitive abilities. .

N70%
by N####:

Effective torture!

E70%
by E####:

Lástima que haya que pagar

C70%
by C####:

Helped my working memory

F70%
by F####:

Still getting ads even after I donated

Y70%
by Y####:

Doesn't appear to follow the rules as described in the tutorial. The level decreases after only 1 session below 50%. It went from level 4 back to level 2 after 1 session at 50%.

J70%
by J####:

It's challenging and fun. The best way to increase my iq.

R70%
by R####:

Hate the constant prompting for a rating. Here's your rating: 1 star.

A70%
by A####:

game is great but the sound is to low so I have to increase it and then the advertisement becomes too loud

Z70%
by Z####:

Tough workout. My brain hurts! Thank you for this simple, easy to use application of dual n-back!

W70%
by W####:

Does what it's supposed to do. Would be nice to be able to control prgression, maybe succeeding at a level a few times before going to the next. Too many fluke wins...

Y70%
by Y####:

Too much ads, quite irritating.

J70%
by J####:

Challenges you and you can adjust many of the settings

R70%
by R####:

Also annoyed me by asking me to rate it.


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