Launched in 2007 by Kunal Sarkar, Michael Scanlon, and David Drescher, Lumosity is an online tool that allows anyone to test and exercise their core cognitive abilities. Also known as Lumos Labs, they are located in San Francisco, California. They recently announced that they have over 70 million users.
They have already seven published studies relating to the field of neuroplasticity and cognitive abilities. Their online cognitive tools have been developed by neuroscientists and backed by extensive research; they believe that their online tools and tests can help people train their brains.
What makes Lumosity unique?
Lumosity offers a 10 minute test that has been developed by neuroscientists. This test will test your core cognitive abilities in speed, attention and memory. Once you take this test, you will then receive a personalized training program.