A smash hit on Nintendo DS, the renowned Dr Kawashima’s Brain Training encouraged millions of users worldwide to keep their minds sharp with simple, daily exercises.
There are more than a dozen different numerical and verbal exercises to give your grey matter a workout, designed to be played for a few minutes each day. You can track your training with the in-built calendar, and test your progress by checking your Brain Age score.
Also included is a separate sudoku mode, for when you want a break from training!
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When you first start Brain Training, you will be asked for your date of birth and to confirm whether you are right or left-handed. Then your current score in the form of a ‘DS Brain Age’ is determined by a quick test which measures the speed and accuracy with which you perform the exercises.
Once you have confirmed your Brain Age, it’s time to start training your mind to improve your score. Brain Training includes more than a dozen different numerical and verbal exercises which are designed to be played for just a few minutes a day. A built-in calendar tracks your progress and you get a ‘stamp’ for completing each day’s exercises.
Helps train your brain through the high-speed solving of simple sums. The sums appear on the Display Screen. Write the answer on the Touch Screen as quickly as possible. Your total time for solving 20 sums will be recorded.
Numbers will appear in the boxes on the Display Screen for only an instant. The same boxes, empty, will then be displayed on the Touch Screen. Touch them in order of the lowest number to the highest.
The Display Screen features a sentence. Count the number of syllables contained in the sentence and write it on the Touch Screen.
People will go in and out of the house on the Display Screen. Keep track of how many remain in the house at the end and write that number on the Touch Screen.
Add or subtract the adjacent numbers at the top of the triangle on the Display Screen according to the symbols between them. Then add or subtract the two resulting numbers to get the answer and write this on the Touch Screen.
Answer simple sums out loud. Your voice is picked up by the Nintendo DS’ built-in microphone.
On the Touch Screen, write the time difference between the top clock and the bottom clock.
Brain Training also features sudoku for when you want a break from training.
Numbers can be written on the Touch Screen and you can also make notes along the edge of the grid, like in the paper-based puzzle.
There are three difficulty levels of puzzle available and also a tutorial mode for players who are new to sudoku.