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Fit Brains Trainer Review

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Credibility

Credibility

2.50 / 5.00

Overall Score: 7/14

Research Base: 0/3
Research Funding: 0/2
Proposed Intervention: 2/3
Consumer Ratings: 3/3
Clinical Input in Development: 0/1
Software Support: 2/2

Rating Date: August 2020

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User Experince

User Experience

4.67 / 5.00

Engagement: 4.30 Functionality: 4.88 Aesthetics: 5.00 Information: 4.50 Subjective quality score: 4.38 Perceived impact score: 3.42 Rating date: August 2016 Rated by: Queensland University

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Transparency

Transparency

Unacceptable

Overall Score: Unacceptable

Does the app have a privacy policy?:Yes

Does the privacy policy describe the information storage and sharing procedures related to user entered information, OR state that user information is stored locally?:Yes

Does the privacy policy state that the app/server encrypts/de-identifies the entered data OR state that user information is stored locally?:No/Can’t Tell

Does the app provide the option of a pin entry or log-in process to view and enter user data?:Yes

Does the privacy policy state whether or not users can use the app WITHOUT entering identifiable information, OR state that user information is stored locally?:No/Can’t Tell

Does the privacy policy state whether or not users can delete entered information OR state that user information is stored locally?:No/Can’t Tell

Does the privacy policy state whether or not users can edit entered information OR state that user information is stored locally?:No/Can’t Tell

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Professional Reviews

Professional Review

Not Yet Available

FitBrains is a training package that provides engaging activities designed to improve basic cognitive functions. Intended for all users (not just those with specific cognitive deficits), FitBrains targets five general categories of cognitive functioning: Language, Problem Solving, Concentration, Memory, and Visual. Each exercise adapts its difficulty level to the user’s ability. FitBrains also allows users to keep track of their progress and compare their performance to other users.

Technical Details

Available For: Requires iOS 8.0 or later; Android compatibility varies with device
Developer: Rosetta Stone Canada
Type of Treatment: Cognitive Training
Targeted Conditions: Not Specified
Target Audience: Not Specified
Designed to be used in conjunction with a healthcare professional: No
Languages Available: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, Spanish

Cost: Free
Get it on: Google Play, Apple App Store, Online

Research on this App

There is no direct scientific research on the effectiveness of Fit Brains Trainer

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