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July 16, 2019

There’s a New Mobile Game That Helps You Focus as Effectively as Ritalin?

There are tons of brain training games out there, but I’ve never heard of one that works as well as DRUGS before.



Researchers at the University of Cambridge in England recently created a brain training game called Decoder, where your goal is to spot sequences of numbers.



And they just ran a study where they had people play the game for a little while, and then take a test.



They found that it temporarily boosted people’s concentration so well, it was as effective as taking RITALIN.  If you’re not familiar, Ritalin is what they give people with ADHD to help them focus.



You can download an app with the game for free by searching for Peak Brain Training.  It comes bundled with a bunch of other games, but as far as we know, they don’t work quite as well as the Decoder game.  Decoder is already included on the app for iPhones and should hit Android devices later this year.

About The Author

Andy has worked in broadcasting around Western North Carolina over the last 17 years. He serves as the Operations Manager and Program Director for WRGC and WBHN. “I’ve been with the crew here at Five Forty Broadcasting since the idea of bringing the station back to Jackson County at 540-AM. I feel a personal connection with community radio and the area”. In the past, Andy has worked with iHeart Media and Sky Country Broadcasting. He resides in Haywood County.

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