BrainHQ - Brain Training Exercises

Train your brain with BrainHQ from Posit Science—the most rigorous program available for better brain health, and the only one backed by more than 100 scientific papers showing benefits. Now with new features that contribute to your brain fitness success!

BrainHQ represents the culmination of 30 years of research in neurological science and related medicine. Top scientists from around the world helped to develop and test the BrainHQ exercises. The result: a training system that comprehensively improves brain function, from the most basic elements of perception through the most complex elements of memory, thinking, and decision-making.

No other brain fitness program can match BrainHQ in scientific proof. More than 100 publications from independent, randomized controlled trials have shown that the exercises and assessments in BrainHQ drive real change. These changes include:
• functional changes, such as better memory and faster processing speed
• real-world abilities, including safer driving and a lower chance of depressive symptoms
• physical brain changes, like healthier white matter and more coordinated neurons.

All of this means that BrainHQ works—in laboratory studies, and in the lives of everyday people:

•"BrainHQ is a no-brainer must-have in my book…This training has expanded my visual, fine-tuned my audio and even my reflexes seem to be getting faster. BrainHQ is fun and gives me the challenges I need to keep my brain working out on a daily basis."    - C. MacDonald

•"Only a few months into the BrainHQ exercises the difference is clear, this isn’t left to speculation, I saw drastic improvements…and my family has noticed a strong improvement." -A. Amitrano

And leading publications agree: “Our testers concluded that Posit's product—one of the few so far to undergo clinical trials and peer-reviewed research—had the firmest scientific grounding.” - Wall Street Journal

The BrainHQ app helps you set and achieve your brain training goals—so it not only works, it works for you.

Each exercise adapts to your performance and gets more challenging as your performance improves, just like a personal trainer for your brain.

The training is designed to fit into your life: train for just 5 minutes in your spare time, or do a complete workout in an hour.

BrainHQ is a free download, and includes a core set of exercises that are available for free.
For full access, we offer the following subscription options:

1 month: $13.99

year: 94.99

These prices are for United States customers.  Pricing in other countries may vary and actual charges may be converted to your local currency depending on your country or residence.

Monthly subscription are billed once per month, and an annual subscriptions are billed once per year. Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. Account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period, and identify the cost of the renewal. Subscriptions may be managed by the user and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to the user's Account Settings after purchase. Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication, where applicable.


BrainHQ - Brain Training Exercises App Description & Overview

The applications BrainHQ - Brain Training Exercises was published in the category Education on 2012-12-10 and was developed by Posit Science. The file size is 71.36 MB. The current version is 5.7 and works well on 9.0 and high ios versions.

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NOT FUNCTIONING!!!  Do__Not-Buy  1 star

I can't even use this app on my iPad because it has so many bugs!


Great app  Prather1973js  5 star

Highly recommend. Is fun as well.


Instruction please  KennyiMac  2 star

Use the web not the app. There are serious flaws in some app exercises especially Mental Map. The app has helped me read much easier. Words flow off the page better now. There is one major issue, a lack of instructions. In particular what are my goals. When do I move up? Is it when I get five stars or some other time? And what does the little "b" that sometimes appears in the top left corner mean? Instructions please.


HQ App update lost all my exercise progress  Mustang71506  1 star

I allowed Brain HQ to be updated 5/4/17 on my iPad and afterwards I couldn't log in. When that was resolved I lost 18 months of exercise progress and would of hard to start all over. I deleted the game. Very disappointed.


Great Brain Training Program!! app improving  Dnpw  5 star

Very impressed with the program. Nice to have desktop and iphone access.


CCEF  CDotFost  5 star

Great app been using it for five years now


Won't let me even play  mayabee619  1 star

Had the app for a while and finally decided to play. The very beginning "Part 1: Getting started - Hawk Eye" press Tap to start... I press it and it gives me a black screen. No thanks.


Great Brain Retraining  Wlp62  5 star

Directed to app by neuro physiologist post stroke I wish I had thatfound it sooner I like how the guided training works and also the ability to choose a particular skill set like driving


My doctor recommended this program  Whydoineedanickname1966  5 star

I love it!


Slate  Slammer56  5 star



Exercises are great; app is a disaster!  Toofgom  1 star

I tried the sample exercises and the program on the test site. They are great, so I signed up for a one-year membership and downloaded the app. Then the fun began. Sound works only occasionally. Some exercises work on the app, and some will work only on the .com site. Progress tracking is only available on .com. Tech support made several suggestions for fixing the sound, but none of them worked. If they don't fix the problems fast, I plan to cancel and wait for the developers to catch up with themselves.


Brain HQ Rip off  SciguyHC  1 star

Very frustrated. We have been cheated out of $94.99. Unable to move out of the beginning screens. The "support help" keeps writing back saying I have to subscribe. My credit card has been charged. I tell them I have subscribed and paid . They tell me to contact Apple iTunes about wanting my $$ back. Right?? Ever try contacting Apple iTunes customer service about bills?? Good luck there!! I want my $$ back and for Brain HQ to pull the app off until they fix this problem. I feel very much cheated by both Brain HQ and Apple customer support .


Very confused!!!  Mellowgurl  1 star

Was told in order to advance games, I had to subscribe....when I clicked on that went to Apple Apps and charged my bank account $104.25!!!! Still does not work and upon contacting Brain HQ by "reply" email was told I HAD NOT subscribed❗️ So when I contacted Apple Apps, was told the App was FREE!!! Still in hole for $104.25 and STILL DOES NOT WORK!!!! Do not want this screwed up app and want my account credited. Supposed to be 30 day option❗️

Miws Nimrag

Fun and challenging  Miws Nimrag  5 star

Variety of games testing your memory and ability to act quickly. Had one problem with sound on one level of one game, but other than that the app has worked smoothly for me.


I like it  DDRer  5 star

I like it and it is the most challenging out of all the brain games. Additionally it has the most games for listening which I think we all need to improve on.


Early thoughts - first session  rags65  4 star

There are a limited number of reviews, some not great. After reading about the Univ. Alabama 10-year study in the 8/10/16 issue of Time I decided to try. Will likely revise my review to 5 stars once I use this some more. I've been doing Lumosity for several years and the overall concept is similar. My experience with these apps is there's a learning curve. After the 1 free and first day 4 paid exercises on this app , I understand how they work although my initial scores weren't uniformly good; some of my low scores should improve dramatically. A few observations: - the app appears solid although I didn't "get" the instructions until actually doing the exercise at least once - unlike many apps the sound doesn't work on mobile devices unless phone ringer is on - on the timing exercises, the measurement is sometimes on the duration of exposure screen shot or sound not how quickly you respond. - the app does work on auditory as well as visual, memory & I assume reasoning. I hadn't found anything in Lumosity that addresses auditory, they just use sound effects that I find distracting.


No sound  Hannahabanana100  1 star

No sound. No customer support. No longer a subscriber!


Great product  Patycakessss  5 star

This app is great. I feel more focused.

A maid

Fantastic  A maid  5 star

Love this app so far.


Want my money back'  Dahlc1  1 star

I got this a few days ago, and I subscribed for a year. After using it more I realized this wasn't something I wanted. I can't get anyone to contact me for refund. I paid about $90 and I want my money back. You have a guarantee 100% refund if not happy. I'm not happy!!

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