Everything you need to know about the experiment, from how it was designed to a full breakdown of the results.
For a quick summary, read 'The results: Brain training games don't make us smarter'
Lab UK experiments can’t work without the thousands who take part. Here’s a thank you to everyone who helped make this a success!
Find out why we did the experiment, how it was designed and who designed it.
Find out why we used benchmarking tests in the experiment, and what those tests were.
Find out why we had three training groups and what the games were designed to do. You can even have a go at the games yourself.
A full breakdown of the results from our benchmarking tests, and the scientific conclusions drawn from them.
A full breakdown of the results from our brain training games, including the scientific conclusions drawn from those results.
Find out more about the people who took part in the largest ever study of computer-based brain training.
We ran a second phase of the experiment with participants aged 60 and over. Find out why.
This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.