Instead of using your time on the Internet mindlessly scrolling through social media sites (I mean, this is fine if you need a brain break, but not all day, people!), try some of these websites out. Their aim is to increase brain power and mental skills!
This app combines gamification and neuroscience to give your gray matter a workout. According to its developers, using it for 20 minutes 2-3 times a week can improve your cognitive abilities.
#11. Free Rice
Not only do you get to get your neurons working by answering trivia questions, for each right answer the website will donate 10 grains of rice to people in need.
#10. Project Gutenberg
Access various works of world literature and read them for free.
Check out online courses from the best universities and other education organizations from around the world.
The website can create individual “workouts” to enhance your intellectual abilities.
#6. How Stuff Works
It’s pretty self-explanatory, but all of the articles are super accessible.
This app of “brain training games” is free, and offers 600 different puzzles.
It’s like Google but without the ads and way more precise. Find the answer to just about anything using their simple format.
Want to learn a new language while you’re waiting for your oil to get changed? Here’s your app!
Great for kids or science-minded adults, this platform lets you participate in multifunctional science projects.
A giant catalog of tests and exercises to improve your memory, counting skills, attention, and intelligence.
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