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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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    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.
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  1. 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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    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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  2. A website for learning new words in many languages using images.
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  3. 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.
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  4. 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.
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    Lightbot is a programming puzzle game: a puzzle game that uses game mechanics that are firmly rooted in programming concepts. What looks like a puzzle game on the outside, at its core is a real experience in programming. But don't just take our word for it...
  5. - 2000 common phrases in variety of topics - 50+ languages in 1 app - High-quality audio from native speakers - Fun quizzes & flashcards - Check the meaning word-by-word - Learning tracker - Flexibility: mark as Favorite, review, switch languages, adjust voice...
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  6. Ichimono is a flashcard platform that helps you to learn languages and more in an interesting way. Never lose motivation again! It's main features are: - Don't worry about when and what flashcards to review, Ichimono knows when it's optimal for you to review!
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  7. Flexbox is incredibly powerful. But it's also crazy hard to master. So we all end up depending on a cheat sheet and some mad guessing in the dev tools. Enough of that!
  8. Crime, Unemployment, National Debt, Terrorism, Climate Change...Have you got the answers to the problems that face western industrialized nations? Here is your chance to find out.
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  9. The best way to learn Regular Expressions is to play with combinations. Our game introduces the parts, then challenges your ability to put them together.
  10. Sesame Street Alphabet Kitchen turns learning vowels and new vocabulary words into a fun-filled cookie making experience. By creating letter cookies and decorating them in his kitchen, Chef Elmo helps kids learn about vowels.
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