Lumosity.com grounds all of its brain exercises in extensive research; Scientific Advisory Board includes researchers from such institutions as UCSF and Stanford.
Using constantly adapting challenges, Lumocity exercises strategically target brain areas such as memory, attention and processing speed.
Exercises are grouped by your training goals and (if any) medical conditions (ADHD, mTBI, Cancer Recovery, PTSD).
Lumosity is developed by Lumos Labs, a cognitive neuroscience research and development company.
Shane's Chess Information Database is a powerful Chess Toolkit, with which one can create huge chess databases, run engine analysis, or play casual games against the computer or online with the Free Internet Chess Server. It was originally written by Shane Hudson, and has received strong contribution from Pascal Georges and others.
Scid vs. PC is a usability and bug-fix fork of Scid. The project is maintained by Stevenaaus, and has been tested with the four million game ICOfY database.
gbrainy is a brain teaser game and trainer to have fun and to keep your brain trained.
It provides the following types of games:
Logic puzzles. Games designed to challenge your reasoning and thinking skills.
Mental calculation. Games based on arithmetical operations designed to prove your mental calculation skills.
Memory trainers. Games designed to challenge your short term memory.
Verbal analogies. Games that challenge your verbal aptitude.
gbrainy provides different difficulty levels making gbrainy enjoyable for kids, adults or senior citizens. It also features player's game history, player's personal records, tips for the player, or fullscreen mode. gbrainy can be also extended easily with new games developed by third parties.
It is designed for GNOME and runs on top of GNU/Linux and different Unix flavours. There is also a port for Microsoft Windows.
Play chess for free with millions of players worldwide on the #1 most popular chess app.
Brain Workshop is a open-source version of the dual n-back brain training exercise.
Find yourself trapped alone in a room with a ticking time bomb. Your friends have the manual to defuse it, but they can't see the bomb, so you're going to have to talk it out – fast!
Them Bombs is a cooperative board game for 2-4 players. You, your friends and a ticking bomb! Work together, communicate efficiently to save lives!
One of the players takes on the role of the Unexpected Hero, who finds a bomb and tries to defuse it. The hero is the only player who uses the PC. The other players become the Expert Team and they have access to the bomb defusal manual. They cannot see what the Hero sees on the screen, and the hero cannot see the content of the manual.
Players can only use verbal communication, just as if the Expert Team and the Hero were talking through a radio.
OGS Mahjong is a simple mahjong solitaire and shisen-sho game with nice 3D graphics and relaxing soundtrack.
The complete chess experience, play and compete with friends and others around the world.
XBoard, also known as WinBoard on Microsoft operating systems, is a free graphical user interface client developed by Tim Mann that is compatible with various chess engines that support the Xboard Communication Protocol such as GNU Chess. It also supports Internet Chess Servers, e-mail chess, and the playing of saved games.
It includes international chess, xiangqi (Chinese chess), shogi (Japanese chess) and Makruk, in addition to many minor variants such as Losers Chess, Crazyhouse, Chess960 and Capabanca Chess. It displays a chessboard on the screen, accepts moves made with the mouse, and loads and saves games in Portable Game Notation (PGN). It serves as a front-end for many different chess services, including:
* Chess engines that will run on your machine and play a game against you or help you analyze, such as GNU Chess, Crafty, or many others.
* Chess servers on the Internet, where you can connect to play chess with people from all over the world, watch other users play, or just hang out and chat.
* Correspondence chess played by electronic mail. The CMail program automates the tasks of parsing email from your opponent, playing his moves out on your board, and mailing your reply move after you've chosen it.
XBoard runs on Unix and Unix-like systems that use the X Window System.
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