ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Brain Training Games on the Nintendo DSi

Updated on March 23, 2011

Nintendo DSi Brain Training

Brain Training
Brain Training

Why Should I Buy a Brain Training Game?

When the Nintendo DS first came out one of the underdog successes of the amazing console was it's brain training game.  This brilliant game kept people occupied for hundreds of hours, me included, and it really does help you improve your own mind.

Brain Training exercises help keep your mind in top condition.  By using several different techniques the brain training games can help keep your mind sharp, and even put off dementia.

Since the early success of brain training games for the Nintendo DS dozens more have been released.  Some are more user friendly than others, although with the aim of these being brain training, maybe the more difficult the better. 

The beauty of brain training games is that they often have plenty of angles to keep things fresh and interesting.  Simple games such as Sudoku, crosswords, and maths games are incorporated to keep you challenged.  As well as the more obvious games such as these, there are plenty of pattern recognition games, speed tests, and more to keep your brain on it's toes and help make it as sharp as it used to be!

Top Nintendo DSi Brain Training Games

Why you should use Nintendo DSi Brain Training Software

Brain training games for the Nintendo DSi and original DS really do help keep your mind sharp.  Everyone knows that if you do not do things regularly you can forget them. This does not just apply to the big things, but simple things too.

Many people find their mental arithmatic skills drop several years after leaving school, others lose their ability to spell.  Despite all of this, many people do not recognise just how close they are to future senility.

Brain training games are a godsend. Most of them will test your mental ability in several ways, and if you do a full, daily, mental workout, you may be surprised at just how much sharper it makes you.  Before I used brain training software I was stumped with things as simple as long multiplication, after several weeks of using brain training software however, my mental agility returned to something I have not seen for about 10 years!

My Experiences from Nintendo DS and Nintendo DSi Brain Training Software

The Nintendo DS became a huge success thanks to the brain training game, which saw the handheld console become a hit with adults and children alike.  Personally I love the daily challenge which Brain Training provides, it constantly challenges my mind.

Brain training is a great tool, which has shown me not just my strengths, but my weaknesses too.  I was surprised at just how poor I was at some aspects of the game training.  This allowed me to work at my weaknesses, and improve my poor performace in some areas to improve my overall mental reflexes.With Nintendo DSi brain training you will be surprised at just how much your mental capacity increases on a day to day basis, and you will find it a fun addition to your day to day life!

Brain Training on other Platforms

Brain Training is not just limited to gaming platforms, you don't even really need to buy a specific brain training application.  Instead you can try stretching your mental abilities in day to day life, work out taxes in your head, play a little sudoku, and maybe do the occasional crossword to help improve your cognative skills!

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • thisisoli profile imageAUTHOR

      thisisoli 

      8 years ago from Austin, Texas (From York, England!)

      Haha tell me about it, I am addicted to the DS Brain Training Games!

    • profile image

      cosette 

      8 years ago

      I have Brain Age and Brain Age 2. I love them, although I haven't had time to play them lately. They really DO work! The Sudoku puzzles are addicting, and the math drills are fun too! nice to read about them.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)