There's an app for practically everything these days. Guest contributor Miles Young shares a few apps that will make you smarter!
Let's put the "smart" back in smartphone, shall we? Some might insist that this age of technology is dumbing down society, but they're obviously not aware that many people use their mobile device as a learning tool. Each of these apps, all available on both iOS and Android, can train your brain to do some pretty neat tricks.
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Lumosity is one of the most popular brain training apps, and it's certainly among the most credible. Neuroscientists developed it, for crying out loud. Think of it as a personal trainer for your brain. You'll play a session of three games that are designed to help fine tune a particular set of goals, whether that be memory, problem solving, attention, etc. The games change so you actually build upon what you've already accomplished rather than simply learn how to memorize solutions.