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Educational Games

The human mind develops throughout an entire lifetime. Reinforcing this development using the power of technology to, for example, learn a second language, is something that the software on this page enables more than ever before. Video games as a medium can do more than entertain. In the software on this page, they can impart knowledge such as how to read a language, how to type faster, or even how to code. Some concepts can be very difficult for people to learn through conventional teaching methods, and video games could very well be the answer in these situations.

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    Lumosity.com grounds all of its brain exercises in extensive research; Scientific Advisory Board includes researchers from such institutions as UCSF and Stanford.

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    Online flashcards are a great way to study! Cram is your number one online educational resource.



  1. Ninchanese.com is a complete method to learn Chinese, built for beginners and advanced Chinese learners alike.

  2. Pimsleur Unlimited combines the interactivity of software-based learning tools with the convenience and power of the portable Pimsleur Method

  3. Yousician is your personal music teacher and the easiest way to learn to play a musical instrument. Yousician guides your with easy step-by-step tutorials and gives you exercises that fit your level.

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    • Android Tablet
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    • Kindle Fire

    Free games that improve your Memory, Attention, Problem Solving, Mental Agility, Language, Creativity and Emotion Control. Learn which categories you excel in, and compete with friends by comparing your brainmap and game performance.

  4. Robocode is a programming game where the goal is to code a robot battle tank to compete against other robots in a battle arena. So the name Robocode is a short for "Robot code". The player is the programmer of the robot, who will have no direct influence on the game.

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    • Kindle Fire

    Elevate is a brain training app designed to improve focus, speaking skills, processing speed, and more. Each person is provided with his or her own personalized training program that adjusts over time to maximize results.

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    Vocabla is an app for building your English vocabulary.

  5. A website for learning new words in many languages using images.

  6. You start in the lab where you experiment with the neurons and nodes that make up a brain. From there you move out into the field to build a brain for a Lady Bug to help it feed and survive.

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    GCompris is a high quality educational software suite, including a large number of activities for children aged 2 to 10. Some of the activities are game orientated, but nonetheless still educational.

  7. Sharpen your brain! Achieve - Brain Training is a set of brain training games meant to challenge your brain and have fun while improving your attention, numerical, visual perception and language skills through practice.

  8. LabsLand lets students access real educational laboratories through the Internet. Schools, institutions and homeschoolers can use it to provide real labs and real practical and scientific education without having the physical equipment themselves.

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    Lightbot is a programming puzzle game: a puzzle game that uses game mechanics that are firmly rooted in programming concepts.