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Be Well.

A health and wellness blogazine for Auburn University Students. 

Five Fun Apps That Exercise Your Brain

Five Fun Apps That Exercise Your Brain

Whether we’re texting, Snapchatting, or scrolling through Insta, everyone is constantly on their phones nowadays. But we forget that our phones can be an educational tool and still be fun. Next time you pick up your phone, check out these fun apps that will exercise your mind — not just your thumbs. 


1. Infinite Word Search 

Your favorite childhood brain game with an adult twist. Choose from 28 different categories and try to find all the hidden words before time runs out!

2. Brain Fitness

Brain Fitness uses simple games such as puzzles, riddles, crossword games and even memory match card games to stimulate parts of the brain that involve cognitive ability, logical problem solving, memory retention and other brain skills. Choose between reflection tests, memory tests, IQ tests, spatial intelligence, reflex actions, and more to get a well-rounded brain workout.

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3. Luminosity

Luminosity is a brain-training app designed to specifically enhance critical thinking, memory, and problem-solving skills. You can play daily brain games or work on meditation techniques, all in one app.

4. Elevate

Elevate is a brain-training program designed to improve focus, speaking abilities, processing speed, memory, math skills, and more. This app provides users with a personalized training program that is adjusted over time for maximum results. Think of it as a personal trainer for your mind.

5. Brain Games: Words & Numbers

This app trains your brain by solving word and number puzzles. Swipe over letters to create words, and swipe over numbers to meet a target sum. You can check words in the dictionary for their definitions right in the app.


Your phone doesn’t have to be a distraction. Use it to your advantage! Instead of scrolling through the same Instagram posts, head to the app store and try these fun brain games.

And as always, 

Be well, Auburn.


Photography: Anna B.

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