The Great Brain Experiment
10,000 - 50,000 downloads
- Fun, addictive
- Good for the mind
- Graphics and design are great
- Too long
Play the different games and stimulate memory, observation and impulsivity
The Great Brain Experiment is a game for training your mind in which you can prove if your brain works faster than other people's while contributing in a research for a scientific experiment that works with memory, impulsivity, happiness and observation.
First of all, you'll need to introduce some data regarding your age, gender and other questions, nothing too personal. After that, choose the game you'd rather play and start the experiment.
In 'How much can I remember?', you'll need to remember the pattern of red circles and recreate their position. In 'Am I impulsive?', you will only need to tap on the fresh fruit and ignore the rotten pieces. On the other hand, in 'How much do I see', you need to pay attention at a series of images and remember the second of a particular type. Finally, in 'What makes me happy?', you should try to earn as many points as possible by answering some questions regarding to your happiness.
UCL is the developer of The Great Brain Experiment, an entertaining application that helps you improve your attention and memory while you have fun and get frustrated sometimes.
An excellent design and high usability, recommended for those who'd like to train their minds every day.
Be part of a unique scientific experiment by playing games on your phone. Neuroscientists at University College London have 'gamified' their research, creating a quirky, fun app which turns neuroscience experiments into games. Each time you play you'll be contributing data to a huge scientific experiment, taking part in research that could previously only be conducted on small groups of volunteers in the lab. The Great Brain Experiment will look at memory, impulsivity, how we take risks, and how well the mind’s eye can see. It will allow the researchers to explore questions that are normally impossible to ask.
Dr Rick Adams, from the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, says: “We wanted something that shows people what neuroscience is really about. It’s not all brains in jars or men in white coats. It’s actually trying to answer questions all of us are interested in, like ‘What makes me happy?’. We hope that people enjoy our app, tell their friends and help us answer some important scientific questions along the way.”
The free app has been developed for Brain Awareness Week 2013 (11-17th March 2013) and is being supported by the Wellcome Trust.
Some lists where this application appears: Reviewed by Anna Grace.
Superb awesome try if u dare with ur brain
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Play this game and its crazy! It helps us to remember things
A really fun series of games. Apparently I'm impulsive but see a lot! It's interesting to see how you compare to other people, and hopefully it will give some useful data on how gender/age/repetition effects ability. I can't wait for the next update!