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Melon - Brain Training

Free
iPhone / iPad
Genres:
  • Health & Fitness
  • Education
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MELON - BRAIN TRAINING
Melon guides you on a journey to better focus. Play a customized brain training routine once per day. Based on the principles of neuroscience, our games train the core cognitive abilities of focus and working memory. Each routine takes about six minutes and consists of three fun brain games and a reflective exercise. Focus is a valuable skill, like meditation and mindfulness. With improved focus, you can become more productive and better able to control your thoughts and stress levels. Use the app to keep track of your progress, earn badges, play more advanced games, and learn about your own brain and activity patterns.

NOTE: Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life. Melon only uses GPS during headband sessions initiated by the user.

KEY FEATURES
-Train your focus with daily routines
-Travel down your path after completing your daily routine
-Unlock badges and access more advanced games
-Share inspiring quotes with friends
-Take six minutes per day for yourself to practice focusing and reflect


THE MELON HEADBAND
-View and learn about your brain activity in real-time
-Track your level of focus
-Use biofeedback and practice focusing with visual feedback
-Get tips on how to improve focus


SCIENCE
Melon’s cognitive training games are derived from neuroscience tasks that were designed to test certain basic cognitive skills or executive functions. While some effects of cognitive training are still actively debated, it is clear that training of executive functions has short-term positive effects. Melon's current games are designed to train the core cognitive skills of working memory and attention.


AWARDS
- Webby Award Honoree 2014
- Fast Co Innovation by Design Awards Finalist 2014


IN THE NEWS
“Everyday the news is peppered with stories of startups that claim their app or device will to change the way we live and make our lives better than ever before. But in the context of the mobile revolution and parallel app gold rush, it’s rare to hit upon something that truly stands apart in its field. Then you find Melon.” - Forbes
“You can think of Melon as a Fitbit for your noggin’--just instead of counting steps, it quantifies concentration.” - Fast Co Design


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Download & use the app for free. For more functionality, purchase the Melon headband for $149.