Road Warriors: Brain Teaser Apps for Long Trips

Apr 30, 2014 12:00:00 AM · by Ashley Wetmore

As a traveling consultant, twice a week you find yourself sitting for significant periods of time. There are many activities and even personal tasks that can be done during this time. But if you still find yourself longing for a creative way to pass the hours, here are 12 apps that will rejuvenate your mind around your work schedule. Some of them are activity-based, while others, such as the TED app, stimulate inspiration.

*All descriptions are reprinted from the apps linked below.

Brain Fitness Pro

Brain Fitness - Android Apps on Google Play

This no-nonsense, challenging, and addictive brain exercise increases fluid intelligence, focus, and short-term memory by more than 40% in less than 20 days with just thirty minutes of daily training.


Eidetic is perfect for students looking to remember those key elements or anyone who wants to remember friends’ phone numbers, new bank details, or just cool words, quotes, or facts you come across! 

Memory Trainer

Memory Trainer - Android Apps on Google Play

You will soon like and remember these easy and colorful images. The objective of the game is to memorize and then find the same images on the display.

Critical Think-O-Meter

Whether you want to see opportunities more clearly, simplify your life by sidestepping problems, or improve the caliber of your decisions, this tool will give you an edge while honing your decision-making skills.


Luminosity - Android Apps on Google Play

Improve your memory, attention, and overall brain performance through scientific brain workouts. Used by 40 million people worldwide, Luminosity creates a Personalized Training Program that helps you achieve your goals.

Fit-Brains Trainer

Fit Brains Trainer - Android Apps on Google Play

The Fit Brains Trainer — based on the success of more than 180 million brain games across the Fit Brains network — brings you the easiest and most enjoyable way of keeping your brain sharp in just minutes a day.

Khan Academy

KhAndroid - Android Apps on Google Play

Spend an afternoon brushing up on statistics. Discover how the Krebs cycle works. Learn about the fundamentals of computer science. Prepare for the upcoming SAT. Or, if you’re feeling particularly adventurous, learn how fire-stick farming changed the landscape of Australia.


TED - Android Apps on Google Play

The TED app updates almost every day with new talks from TED events around the world. Sort the featured library by recency or popularity. Browse talks by tags, themes, or language. Share your favorite talks with your friends. Tell us how much time you have and let us guide you through a delightful playlist.

Daily Art

DailyArt - Daily Dose of Art - Android Apps on Google Play

Do you want to know why van Gogh cut off his ear? Or who Mona Lisa was? Who was the beautiful model for famous Renoir paintings? Then DailyArt is a must have app for you.

Mind Games

Mind Games - Android Apps on Google Play

Mind Games — a new game for relax and, at the same time, to work — the work of the mind.

A game for those who like to solve puzzles and riddles. For those who are in between work strives to practice in logic and mathematics.

Brain Trainer Special

Brain Trainer Special - Android Apps on Google Play

Brain Trainer is the LARGEST collection of brain games on the market. Brain is like a muscle and the more you train it, the better results you get in everyday life. 

Clock Work Brain

Discover a series of unique mini-games especially created to test various cognitive abilities such as visual, spatial, logic, language, arithmetic, and memory. Everything in the game has been lovingly hand-painted with influences from Victorian Steampunk and Mayan art.


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