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How BrainGymmer works

By Bram 22 August 2014

What is BrainGymmer?

BrainGymmer is a game-based, online brain training program. BrainGymmer focusses on improving your cognitive functions. This includes your memory, attention, perception, logical reasoning, and thinking speed. Over 300,000 people worldwide have chosen BrainGymmer to train and improve their brains.  Based on actual research, we continue to add new features and games to the program. We keep adding new features and games to prevent your brain from getting lazy or bored. Read more on the neuroscience behind BrainGymmer

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Why do people train with BrainGymmer?

First and foremost, it’s fun! Not only does it strengthen brain functioning, but BrainGymmer is also an enjoyable experience. BrainGymmer attracts many types of people with a variety of motives to train their brain. Below are what actual users are saying:

  • “I want to stay mentally sharp”
  • “I need to play for education and for fun - these games keep my brain active”
  • “I struggle to maintain focus in conversations”
  • “My memory is becoming a challenge."
  • “As I get older, it is getting harder and harder for me to remember places and names”
  • “I sustained a brain injury, daily brain exercises are important for my mental strength”
  • “I train because I've undergone chemotherapy which affects the brain and memory“ 
  • “I'm concerned about my memory. I’ve read that brain training can stave off the effects of early-onset dementia”
  • “Brain training is helpful in my recovery from two strokes.”
  • “I have multiple sclerosis. I hope brain training will help slow down the atrophy of my brain cells.”
  • “I take lots of medication that has slowed down my cognitive functioning.”

We have fun brain games for adults and everyone of every age. If you want to train your brain or just play games for fun, you should give our brain games a try.


What are the training benefits and when will I start to see them?

Research shows that as little as ten minutes of braining training a day is enough for cognitive stimulates stimulation.  More importantly, some people experience positive effects in as little as three weeks. Users have noticed feeling more alert, less forgetful, and enhanced concentration levels. Your progress will be displayed on your BrainGymmer data dashboard.


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Where do I begin?

If you’ve already registered, congratulations and welcome! If you haven’t, you can enrol using your current email address. You can register for FREE. This gives you access to a sample collection of brain games and puzzles. In addition to the free introductory training, you can buy the full BrainGymmer program. This will provide you with all games, tests, and coaching BrainGymmer has to offer. You can secure your subscription with only a single payment. This single payment will already give you access to a lifetime brain training. In addition, we will add all future developed games and tests to your account. 


How do the games work?

The games are very easy to learn. Most exercises are derived from well-developed psychological research.  Each brain game includes a brief tutorial with step-by-step instructions on how to play. Our brain games feature a variety of difficulty levels and your score is kept for each as you go.

How is my score calculated?

Your score is based on two essential factors in cognitive performance - speed and accuracy.  All our brain games are adaptive to your abilities, providing a personalized challenge. This maximizes the benefit to you. Whether you are fast or slow, the game will adjust to your current abilities. BrainGymmer is just the right challenge for ANY skill level. 

What is the Brain Fitness Index?

The Brain Fitness Index is a comparative metric which contrasts your scores with others. It's similar to the statistical analyses behind an I.Q. calculation. Your BFI is a measure of how you are doing on a variety of cognitive skills and as a whole.

How do I compare myself?

You can examine your Brain Fitness Index and see how you compare by visiting your dashboard. Simply click on the link, “How do I compare?”

How do I upgrade to a Pro membership?

Your free membership gives you access to a couple of the 31 existing brain games. When you are ready to access all of BrainGymmer’s programming, including games, tests, and coaching, you can upgrade here.

Does BrainGymmer accept credit cards?

Yes. We also accept PayPal and Direct Debit transfers (some countries only), which is indicated on the payment screen.

I have an account but I cannot log in

Be sure you use the same email address you used for your original registration. If you have trouble logging in, go to the login screen and follow the next steps. Did you forget your password? You can retrieve it by going to the homepage, press on "login" and on "forgot password." You must enter the exact email address you used during your initial registration. Go to this exact email addresses inbox, open the mail you just received and follow the next steps within the mail.

Can I move my account to a new email address?

If you want to change your email address, please write contact us through

Which browsers does BrainGymmer support?

BrainGymmer works on the following browsers:
• Internet Explorer; 
• Firefox;
• Safari; 
• Google Chrome;
Always make sure you have the latest version of your browser.
For the best user experience, we recommend Google Chrome as your browser.

Can I use Braingymmer on my mobile phone or tablet?

Yes, BrainGymmer is available on most smartphones and tablets. This means you can start your brain training wherever and whenever you like. You do not need to install any software on your phone or tablet. BrainGymmer will automatically run on your browser.

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Do you have an app?

Our technology works on all devices, so there’s no need for an app to start your brain training whenever you like. However, we are developing apps to support offline training. These new developments will be shared through our e-newsletter.

How can I delete my account?

If you want to delete your account and all your data, you can contact us at

Where can I find more detailed information?

Throughout the website, you will see this small icon with the letter i. When clicked, you can view additional information about a particular page or feature.

How do I contact BrainGymmer?

We are always here to help and listen to your feedback. You can send an email to or call us during European office hours on +3136-7116158.  Also, don’t forget to find and like us on Facebook. By liking our page, you will receive regular brain teasers, brain “snacks”, puzzles and other fascinating facts about the brain!