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Forget Brain Age: Researchers Develop Software That Makes You Smarter

11 Aug

“Brain researchers for the first time claim to have found a method for improving the general problem-solving ability scientists call fluid intelligence, otherwise known as “smarts.”

Fluid intelligence was previously thought to be genetically hard-wired, but the finding suggests that with about 25 minutes of rigorous mental training a day, healthy adults could improve their mental capacities.”

And here’s the Python implementation of the method exposed as a game:

Brain Workshop – a Dual N-Back game: http://brainworkshop.sourceforge.net/

Here’s the scientific article published in scholarly journal PNAS:

Improving fluid intelligence with training on working memory

And here’s the popular WIRED article:

Forget Brain Age: Researchers Develop Software That Makes You Smarter

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