Dual N-Back is a professional-grade brain training game.
Unlike many other brain training exercises Dual N-Back is proven to transfer training results to other brain activities. This effect has been confirmed by a number of scientific studies.
"Fluid intelligence (Gf) refers to the ability to reason and to solve new problems independently of previously acquired knowledge. Gf is critical for a wide variety of cognitive tasks, and it is considered one of the most important factors in learning. Moreover, Gf is closely related to professional and educational success, especially in complex and demanding environments."
The Dual N-Back game field is a square separated to smaller squares with lines (like 3x3 cross-zero game field).
During the game the image is show in one of the game squares.
Your task is to find a match between the current position of the image to the position shown one (or two) step earlier. And if there was a match press the corresponding match key. The same is with the auditory letters. Just listen and try to remember the letters from the previous steps.
For more details on how to do the Dual N-Back task you can read the n-back tutorial section.
There are some points you have to know to do the Dual N-Back task right. Here is a short list of tips for you to start:
A lot of people report numerous benefits after doing the N-Back Task, such as:
All these benefits (and there are many others) were taken from the real peoples' feedbacks on the N-Back task training.