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Focus Trainer Review

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2.50 / 5.00

Overall Score: 7/14

Basis of research: 0/3
Source of funding for the research: 1/2
Specificity of proposed intervention: 2/3
Number of consumer ratings: 3/3
Product advisory support:  1/1
Software support:  0/2

Rating Date: June 2016

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User Experience

2.78 / 5.00

Engagement: 2.40 Functionality: 3.67 Aesthetics: 2.33 Information: 2.70 Subjective quality score: 2.00 Perceived impact score: 1.58 Rating date: August 2016 Rated by: Queensland University

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Focus Trainer is an updated Android app designed to improve users’ control of their attention. Intended for individuals with difficulties focusing and concentrating, Focus Trainer offers a flexible training regimen that is created by each user to fit into their lifestyle. It contains four games that develop users’ awareness of their attention in daily life. Each game can be played numerous times, and targets Sustained Attention, Mind Wandering, Focus, or Flexibility. Focus Trainer also lets users track their progress over time.

Technical Details

Available for: Android devices
Developer: Think-Now, Inc.
Type of Treatment: Cognitive Training Exercise
Targeted Conditions: Schizophrenia, Mood Disorders, Stress & Anxiety
Target Audience: Any
Designed to be used in conjunction with a healthcare professional: No
Languages Available: English
Used to be on: Google Play Store

Research on this App

There is no direct scientific research on the effectiveness of Focus Trainer

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