Skillz – Logical Brain: App Review

October 30th, 2017

Are you losing your keys and missing your appointments regularly? Do you struggle to remember names of people you see often? Do you feel like your memory is deteriorating slowly? If so, you should look for a brain activity that is not only fun, but also strengthens your cognitive health. According to recent research, ample mental stimulation can produce positive changes in the brain. You can improve your brain’s neuroplasticity by playing mental fitness games, which in turn can help delay age related memory decline. This is why, several neuroscientists are also active team members of brain training games in the market today.

But, with the plethora of brain training activities available online, it is difficult to choose the best one that actually yields results. Today, we are going to review one such brain training app, Skillz – Logical Brain, which claims to sharpen your mind through addictive puzzles and games. Read further, and decide if it worked for us or not!

What is Skillz – Logical Brain?

Skillz is a brain training app that helps you improve various aspects of your cognitive health by letting you play specially designed puzzles and games.  The games are designed to improve your memory, accuracy, enhance reflex speed, distinguish between colors and much more. The best part about this app is that it can be used by people of all age groups. So, you can even let your kids try their hands on it.

How does Skillz work?

The app has a very user-friendly interface that is easy to understand by people of all age groups. Once you download the app successfully, click on it to take you to the homepage. The homepage offers you an option to play in either single player or multiplayer mode. Once you choose your preference, the puzzles start appearing. Each puzzle starts with a beginner level named ‘Level 1’, and as you play and score points, the level of difficulty increases.

The scoring criteria depends on how swiftly you answer. Your results are ranked between 1-5 stars, and each performance is rewarded with a ‘brain’. The more brains you manage to achieve, the easier it will be to retry the current round again. Also, you have to redo each puzzle until you get it right, helping you to improve your memory.

Games

There are many interesting games in Skills, and each one is specifically tailored to exercise a certain brain skill. Although there are several other physical ways to exercise your brain but when it comes to app, some of our favorites were the number games, in which the player has to look for a different number within rows and columns of identical numbers. Other games consist of complex figures in scattered pairs, waiting to be aligned together. Some puzzles also have a visual challenge to them, in which the player is expected to choose among 4 similar designs. Color organization games are also an excellent way to improve color coordination within the brain.

Each one of the games is unique and fun to play. You can also play it as a multi-player challenge with friends and family. A maximum of 4 players can play it at a time, and the person who wins in the multiplayer mode will get a bonus of 5 brains! It’s a great way to unlock achievements and spend quality time with your loved ones. You can also share your results on social media to boast about your excellent results and to stay motivated.

Price

The basic version of Skillz is free, and the in-app purchases range between $1-$12. That means, you can keep on playing the basic version without spending a penny!

Who is it for?

Most of the other brain training apps in the market are really expensive, so Skillz is ideal for people who want to exercise their minds without spending a lot of extra money. Plus, it is suitable for all age groups, so young and old both can benefit from it.

Conclusion

Skillz is an excellent brain training app comprising a variety of games which will help you improve your cognitive abilities. Each game is carefully designed to stimulate the neuroplasticity in our minds, so that new neurons (healthy brain cells) are eventually formed. So, if you are looking to try your hand at a brain training app, Skillz is a must have- not only is it free but also very addictive.

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