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Improve Your IQ With Dual N-Back Task Training

There’s recently been quite a buzz about the recent research that suggests that fluid intelligence can be improved by training working memory.

If the original article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (or PotNAoSotUSoA as it’s more affectionately known) is too technical for you, try the articles in the New York Times, New Scientist or

Not simply content with bringing you the news, I scoured the nets for actual implementations of the very (dual n-back task) game they used to train the study participants. I found a site dedicated to the game itself, and I found a site dedicated to all kinds of cognitive games.

No luck on finding an open source implementation yet, but I suspect it won’t be too long until someone makes one.

One Comment

  1. I believe there are two open source implementations: and

    Sunday, April 26, 2009 at 18:37 | Permalink

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