Elevate - Brain Training Customer ServiceElevate, Inc.

Elevate - Brain Training Customer Service

Apple's App of the Year
50 million users
4.8 rating from 250k+ 5-star reviews

Elevate is a brain training program designed to improve your mind’s focus, memory, speaking abilities, processing speed, math skills, and more. Each person is provided with a personalized training program that adjusts over time to maximize results.

The more you train with Elevate, the more you’ll improve critical cognitive skills that are proven to boost productivity, earning power, and self-confidence. 90%+ report improved vocabulary, math skills, and overall mental sharpness when they frequently use Elevate.

IN THE NEWS

“Elevate comes out ahead” in the battle of the brain training apps. - CNET

Elevate is a “cognitive pick-me-up” with games that are “good for mental breaks throughout the workday.” - Washington Post

FEATURES

• 40+ Brain Training Games: Improve your critical cognitive skills like focus, memory, processing, math, precision, and comprehension with 40+ brain training games.
• Performance Tracking: Measure your performance against yourself and others. Weekly reports highlight your key accomplishments and opportunities.
• Personalized Workouts: Customize your daily training focus and choose between 3 and 5 games. Get personalized daily workouts that include the skills you need most.
• Adaptive Progression: Train your brain with adaptive difficulty progression that ensures your experience is challenging.
• Workout Calendar: Track your streaks and stay motivated with Elevate’s workout calendar.
• Elevate Dash on Apple Watch: Play 4 additional mini-games and review your performance on your Apple Watch with Elevate Dash.
• And more!

WHY YOU NEED ELEVATE

• Express yourself more effectively in writing. Write with clarity, persuasiveness, and concision.
• Improve your spelling and punctuation. Avoid common writing pitfalls.
• Become a better reader. Read everyday materials faster and with greater understanding.
• Expand your vocabulary.
• Quickly and easily solve everyday math problems. Get better at comparing prices, splitting bills, and calculating discounts and markups.
• Speak more effectively. Become more articulate and better at communicating tone and meaning.



RESEARCH BEHIND ELEVATE

Elevate's games are designed in collaboration with experts in neuroscience and cognitive learning and are based on extensive scientific research. Elevate’s brain training algorithms further focus the learning experience by drawing from research in memory studies to develop a personalized training program for each user.

ELEVATE SUBSCRIPTION TERMS

Elevate offers a 7-day free trial as well as a basic free version. To access the free version, tap the X in the upper left-hand corner after you sign up for an account.

If you choose to subscribe, you will be charged a yearly subscription fee according to your country. The subscription fee will be shown in the app before you complete the payment. Your subscription will automatically renew at the end of each subscription term, unless auto-renewal is turned off at least 24 hours before the end of the term. Subscription renewals cost the same as the original subscription, and your credit card will be charged through your iTunes account at confirmation of purchase.

You may manage your subscription and turn off auto-renewal at any time after purchase by going to your iTunes Account Settings. Refunds will not be given for any unused portion of the term.

For additional information, please read our Terms of Service (https://www.elevateapp.com/terms) and Privacy Policy (https://www.elevateapp.com/privacy).

Elevate - Brain Training App Comments & Reviews

Elevate - Brain Training Positive Reviews

Updated after subscribing raised to 5*For the last few months this has been one of my favorite apps. I have used is almost religiously missing very few days, learning a lot and really enjoying redoing the 3 random daily activities. I recommended it to friends, family and co-workers. I planned to take the leap and start a paid plan after the first of the month. This morning, the app changed. Free accounts now only let the user do each of the 3 activities one time and then locks it. Figured out -or- the app was updated to allow a non-subscriber to replay the 3 (of 6 possible) daily choices immediately when doing the recommended workout. Although not great, it does give a lot of good info to users for free. The paid version of the App is, of course, far better than the free version. I really like most of the workouts! The punctuation activity is great at reinforcing rules and being consistent. Some of the activities allow the user to review a list of words, definitions, etc. if all lives are lost. It would be great if this were a choice for successful games as well. I also wish there was an easy way to provide feedback for topics like Visualization when the meaning of a word doesn’t work well with a photo or could be interpreted to go with more than one photo or the unnatural or stilted language used in Syntax to show some a grammar concept would certainly be marked as an error in several of the other Elevate activities..Version: 5.52.1

Could you please add the answer results for math?I’m really liking these quizzes so far, but I’m very rusty on math, and I would like to see a summary of what I got right and wrong on the math quizzes, and I’ve noticed barely any of them do that. I take screenshots of the end results sometimes so I can go over them more meticulously and replicate how I got them correct or how to get them correct next time. I know some of these quizzes are new and still developing, but it would be really awesome if that was made possible in the near future. If I didn’t have so little money, I’d definitely be keeping the subscription, but unfortunately I’ll have to just enjoy the trial while I can. Hopefully the free version isn’t too lacking, because this is really what I needed to help my brain get thinking again. (I had to re-learn long multiplication for one of those math quizzes, and re-figure decimals. Even I find this weird, but I’m actually excited about that. Finding the chance to reabsorb knowledge on my own terms and time has really made me remember that I actually love learning— I just hate the typical structure lol.) I hope sometime in the future I have more money to spare and can resubscribe, this is the sort of exercise that actually seems like exercise, it’s not just flashing colors and games, it’s not just dull work, it’s a nice mix, with colors and aesthetics to keep you focused and actual required focus and problem-solving required..Version: 5.42.0

Excellent training appWhen I started using this, it was often frustrating to work with. After taking some time to get familiar I find it is a tremendous resource. Look forward to doing the training sessions every day. Some are still very frustrating, but that’s part of the appeal of the program, specifically, acquiring new skills from working on new challenges. Bought the annual subscription a couple years back and have renewed it since then. It allows you to customize the training. For example, the standard is five games per day. I only do four. With the program, if I feel like doing another game, I can choose which one. Also, it’s a yearly subscription and not terribly expensive so it’s very worthwhile, especially compared to some of the other games billed monthly. One of the very best features is that most of the language-based games include explanations when you get a wrong answer. I have also tried Lumosity, and while some of the frustrations are comparable, they never include any kind of explanation for a wrong answer. As a result, the learning that comes from making mistakes is a very, very worthwhile part of the games. One suggestion, I play this on an iPad. Tried it on my phone and it did not work. Way too small. I know they have updated it many times since then, but never bothered to try again on my phone. It’s much, much easier to read on the larger screen..Version: 5.55.0

Brain training that actually helpsBrain training apps can be questionable at times. Some are simple collections of brain twister games to try and help you memorize patterns on a grid, or pick the red word that actually reads blue... But what I appreciate about Elevate is that it challenges you with real world problems. Practice your ability to calculate percentages. It’ll come in handy next time you’re calculating your dinner tip, or figuring out how much you’ll save during a clothing sale. Elevate helps your to improve your writing skills and comprehension. Get better at spotting typos in your emails and texts. Quickly skim messages while reliably gathering what’s being communicated. There are so many games provided by Elevate which challenge your real-world skills, and push you to improve in areas that affect your day to day. There are free features, but thank goodness I bought a lifetime membership early on in Elevate’s life. I couldn’t have guessed I’d still love the app so many years later. If you want to get better at day to day tasks, and push yourself to your highest intellectual abilities, Elevate is a great app for you. I personally feel the benefits of using this app, and find myself returning to this app when I’m feeling less on top of things. Give your brain that much needed mental stretch. You’ll be glad you did..Version: 5.16.1

Too little free contentWhile I thoroughly enjoy this app and the challenges, I am left feeling sad at the limit of content available to those whom cannot afford the monthly or annual fee to completely unlock the app. When I had use of the free trial unlocking I found myself diving in and wanting to do more and more activities of those where I seemed weakest. I felt as if I were actually making progress in strengthening those areas. However now the trial has run its course I am limited to only three daily training activities randomly chosen by the app. Unfortunately so far those activities have mostly been in my strongest subjects so I’ve found myself growing bored and utilizing the app less and less. Seeing as how this is an “educational” app as stated in the ads presented between each free activity I would think that you could reap enough revenue through such type ads as to offer more free content. I know I would be willing to watch ads to be able to access some more of what I was able to when I had the free trial. All in all it is definitely an enjoyable app, especially if you can afford the unlocking fee. If not, you’ll probably bore out easily and eventually remove the app due to lack of access to resources..Version: 5.44.1

Productive use of timeBesides being fun, stimulating, and challenging, use of this app has helped me refine my thinking about grammar, word usage and mental math, and helped me become better at balancing a quick response with error avoidance. In fact, playing this game helped me realize that in many other situations I have been “dumbing down” my thinking to accommodate the common errors that are usually not seen as errors. This app snapped me out of that thinking. The program writing is at a higher level than other games / mind stimulation exercises I’ve seen elsewhere, to the extent it brings out fine errors of usage that typically go unnoticed or uncorrected. Plus, the support team appears to truly appreciate user feedback so you have a chance to challenge any result you think is wrong and get a prompt reply. This probably helps keep the game at a more rigorous level. Overall, bravo for one of the very best apps I have encountered. p.s. agree with another rater that some of the photos used in the memory recall game are not great illustrations of the concept or are ambiguous and I, too, would like the app developers to enable users to flag those to continue making this App better and better..Version: 5.53.0

Good but not enoughI have enjoyed using this app but after challenging myself to do it daily for a couple of months I feel like it’s become a chore and isn’t doing much for me. The games/daily challenges are so short, and basically over in a few seconds. I doubt any one of them usually takes more than a minute or so. It’s just not enough time to “exercise” my brain. Additionally, I have been playing consistently, and consistently doing very well (usually a few personal bests a day) yet the material doesn’t seem to be getting more challenging. Most of the math is something my 10 year old could do, though not as quickly. Similar with a lot of the reading and grammar challenges. Even memory stuff. I think this app is a fun way for an adult to feel like they are doing something for their cognitive health, but after a while is mostly an ego boost designed to make you feel smart for doing elementary school level problems quickly. I’d gain a lot more from an actual challenge. If I’m setting high scores every day, I’m not being challenged, so it can’t be doing much to exercise my brain. I’d rather be challenged to think more deeply, not just more quickly. I am close to giving up. I had hoped that if I played every day it would start giving me harder material. Too bad I have another 7 months on my membership..Version: 5.54.0

Almost perfectI rarely rate apps; you can look at my history, and see I only review an application if it’s disappointing. Elevate is not so terrible but it lacks things that you would think they would have fixed by now. I am an annual membership holder, so you know I’m not lying about investing time in this. The app is great, and it has a few awesome tricks that make visitors return and seek out activities (interesting stories, the music, positive feedback, etc). There are two concerns that need tweaking: 1.) Stopping a streak in the middle of a personalized workout because the time becomes 12:00 am. I feel it short-sighted to make the algorithm blind to a continuous workout in favor of ending your streak, even if you’re on the last activity! Some of us are busy and we don’t have the time to exercise until evening. 2.) There are not enough study materials for math problems, and not enough helpful strategies demonstrated to become stronger in mental math. I am talking specifically in the “study” section of elevation. Where are the study materials for Equivalence and Conversions? Also, can you give us the open to play without being timed on purchasing and discounts? I hate mental math, but one of the reasons I’m using this app is to become better at it, why would I want the stress of being timed when I just want to learn?.Version: 5.75.0

Worth The Download & SubscriptionThe negative reviews have me convinced they’re from competing companies because I can’t find anything to write negatively on in regards to Elevate. Couldn’t ask for a better app to train and sharpen my brain through. Even if you only have a few minutes a day it’s enough to fit training in (recommendation is 12 mins. minimum I believe). The subscription costs hardly anything for everything you get out of this app all the way down to stats updating you on your progress and where you need work. My favorite is the notification center which includes updates on sessions you had trouble in, and they go back over them with you to explain in detail where you messed up and why the correct answer is the correct answer. Not to mention the fact that the games on this are far more professional than most popular “brain game” apps on the market. I’ve tried a handful of others and they all just seem too light and playful in approach whereas Elevate has what feels like a professional and serious approach. I feel like I’m getting proper lessons and training rather than “just playing some games”. So glad I found Elevate; it’s worth the download even if you opt out of subscribing..Version: 5.9.2

Exactly what I needed!Over the past couple of years, I found myself not being able to remember things very well for very long, even if I’d just read, heard it from a video or or even a conversation. I’ve always had a great memory so it was really bothering me. When trying to find a way to help myself, I was particularly interested in finding memory type comprehension activities. I searched the APP Store for “brain games” and found Elevate. I downloaded the free trial for 7 days as have been pleasantly surprised that I found exactly what I had wanted to find. It’s been helpful not just in reading, but keeping sharp in math (estimations, percentages, even tipping) as well as writing, diction, vocabulary and so many others. It’s all based on current skill level, the games are fun and in each ‘daily workout’ that it puts together for you, it gives great feedback. It keeps me challenged when it sees that my scores are increasing in each category. I’m hooked. I’m enjoying the daily exercises and look forward to seeing my progress. Membership for the year is well worth it and affordable. I can’t wait to see how much I’ve improved by this time next year..Version: 5.43.0

Timing everything skews learningI can see how this app could be beneficial and enjoyable to some people. However, the fact that every game is timed adds an artificial (and IMO arbitrary) goal that supersedes the learning objective of the app. While it makes sense to time the games that appropriately aim to speed up a specific ability, it doesn’t make sense to time every game—and to cut off the game when the time expires. Some things warrant a thoughtfulness that the stress of a timer precludes. It’s difficult to get the most out of an exercise like “Adjective Recall” or “Eloquence” when I’m not allowed enough time to explore my vocabulary on a deeper level. Further, these exercises are so far removed from the real-life experiences of writing and speaking that the timer offers no real measurement of one’s actual abilities. Unfortunately, access to more challenging activity levels relies on speedy responses rather than true knowledge levels. I suppose if you generally believe that “faster is better,” then this app will suit you. I, however, fail to see the benefits of the concept of “speed editing,” for example. For many of the skills this app addresses, the timer turns “training” into “gaming.” If you’re not interested in gaming, this app won’t satisfy your craving for intellectually challenging puzzles..Version: 5.37.2

Started using this to get better at mathI started using elevate b/c I was bad at math and I knew that I could be good at math (my dad did state competitions in Texas for math events and my mom can add up grocery prices and discounts like nobody’s business), but I hadn’t ever enjoyed learning by being talked to for and hour and a half and then getting homework without any guidance… until it was grading time. Elevate by no means taught me how statistics, or calculus, or even algebra. What it did do was give me the confidence boost I needed, and taught me how to do a lot of mental multiplication, division, addition, and subtraction. To the point that for a most things I prefer to do it in my head b/c it is faster than taking out a calculator, and in class it meant that I spent less time trying to figure out where the teacher got whatever number (since I’d already done it in my head) and more time focusing on the methodology and steps of whatever they were teaching me. Now I’ve been out of school for a few years and I still practice with elevate b/c quick mental calculations, fluid speech, good memory, and faster reading are all things that I use in my day-to-day life..Version: 5.77.0

Needs upgradingI first liked the app and tried the free version for some time. I liked the regular practice and decided to purchase when there was a big sale. However I feel once I have purchased that I don’t get any more benefits than I did with the free version. The games aren’t that much more diverse.. it tends to pick the same games for me continually and rarely do I get new ones. I feel there are some features that make the practice feel less like it’s trying to train you, teach you, help understand things better, and more focused on completing the game and passing. For instance there are some games that don’t tell me what the correct answer should have been if I got it wrong. Or if you run out of time, I would like to know the answer to what I was working on. Sometimes if I do not pass on the first try, the second try is much easier or doesn’t seem equivalent levels, just so that I pass instead of being challenged. Some games have such a time pressure that your mind can make shortcuts just to guess the right answer instead of knowing why it’s correct. The reviews only will go over 2 mistakes... Yea. I feel there could be more to make a paying contributor feel like they get more out of the training.Version: 5.23.0

This would have been a 5 star reviewI love this game. I play it every day and it really does challenge the mind. I love it so much that back in January I paid for an annual subscription. It’s been great. Until the last update.... and now when I open the app I get “unlock elevate” asking me to buy a subscription! I can’t play half the games on there because of this, and there’s no “restore purchases” button so there’s no way to make this update recognize that I already have a subscription. AND I’ve emailed the developer twice in the last 4-5 days and all I’ve gotten is a canned message saying “sorry we’re backed up with emails, we’ll reply soon” It’s ridiculous. I can’t be the only user having this problem, so it would be nice if you could even acknowledge that this problem is happening and you’re working on a fix. But nope - nothing, and this update has been out for over a week. So instead of 5 stars you get 1 - both for this extremely annoying glitch (an annual membership is not cheap!) AND for having zero customer service to address it. Not cool..Version: 5.40.0

Lacks a support staffI started using this last year and used it for approximately 6 months and found it helpful and enjoyable. I paid for the a year in advance. After that initial 6-month period the app started to have some glitching issues. I tried reaching out for help but could find no way to communicate with the company, so I re-installed the app, but it reset all my previous scores and skill levels, therefore starting me over again which I was not pleased with. I couldn’t log in again. I tried sending requests in through something in the app but never got a response. Tried to contact through the website but when you click the Contact button you just a blank screen. I even tried to respond to the emails they would send me but never got a response. So I canceled the renewal through apple, but couldn’t find any way to get a refund on the 6 months I couldn’t use the app and couldn’t get any to help resolve the issue. Wouldn’t recommend to anyone because of the lack of service to resolve issues. When that happens you won’t get any help, but they they will try to keep hitting your account for money. Disappointing..Version: 5.43.0

Age Rating Says 4 and Up But App Says 13 and upI downloaded this app after seeing a couple of ads on it on my phone. But the age rating is wrong. I put in my real age because I am not the type of person who lies about their age to get access to apps and it said that no one under the age of 13 can sign up or play the app. Could you please make it so that as long as you are 4 and up like it says on the age rating on Apple App Store you can use the app? I just want to be able to learn and enjoy this app like all of these other people have. This app can really help kids like me with their education and if you take the time to make it available to kids younger than 13 the results will be amazing. If you guys are worried about it being too hard for kids it might be hard for some but many kids my age are super smart for their age. My reading level is 10th grader. And believe me I am NOWHERE near close to being a tenth grader! 😅 I’m not the best at math though and this app would be great to help me practice and improve my math. I hope you will take the time to make this app accessible for kids under the age of 13, or maybe create a kids version of the app like “Elevate Kids”?? Thank you for reading my review!.Version: 5.35.0

Fun training, valuable skillsAs an engineering student, I can attest to many a long research paper, and timed physics and calculus exams. Often in the solving of complex thermodynamics, you would find that some of the most annoying, time consuming operations could be alleviated by a stronger, faster mental math skill set. I have spent entire nights (without sleeping) poring over long research papers, attempting to catch mistakes and condense and clarify my work. These games are very basic, fun, and effective. I feel that this app has the potential for further development, and could easily become part of the tool set of an aspiring engineer. They speed train the basics, so that you have more time and energy to focus on the tough stuff. I'm a bit intrigued by how the ratings are calculated, as I reached the 80% percentile in math within my 3rd day of using it. Do you guys think to account for the people who get the app, play for one day and then never use it again? Or maybe I'm just smart. Idk. Great app to try for the free trial, not sure if I'll pay for it though. I'll be keeping my eye on its development for sure though.Version: 5.7

Amazing App!This app is fantastic in conjunction with an app called Brilliant. The two work fabulously with one another. I use Elevate as a good warm up exercise to stretch every region of my brain to prepare it for my main workout (which I do with Brilliant). Give them both a shot! This app is amazing because it’s flexible with every individuals learning style and methods to problem solve, learn tips and tricks to perform certain tasks efficiently and more! Brilliant is more of an advanced app and, depending on the individual, may take them more time to solve and figure out certain tasks from specific courses that Brilliant offers. My first course that I decided to challenge myself in was the Logic/problem solving in the mathematics section. I actually did really well! Anyways, download either of the app, whether it be Brilliant or Elevate. If you want to get the best of both world, download both! You have the option to use either of the two for free, or pay monthly/yearly for additional bonus content and access! Hope this review helps! Happy hunting! :D.Version: 5.59.0

Good but point system needs improvementI’ve used this app for a long time and maxed out almost every category until they raised the max to over 300. Something that has always bothered me is the points accrued. I don’t see much rhyme or reason to it sometimes. For example, at times I see it shoot up four points on an Excellent score, but other times it is raised by only three. The app in the past would give five points but that seems to have gone by the wayside some time ago. My main issue is when you get a high score. I have only seen it move up by three measly points for high scores for a long time now. A high score should net more points than anything else. It doesn’t happen often and if you can beat your previous high score, isn’t that the pinnacle? It’s better than excellent, obviously. It should garner five points. It should be the only time you can earn that much. Right now it is only three! That is ridiculous, please update the point system and give more points for a high score, and maybe amend the point system in general to make it more obvious about why you are getting what you get. Thank you..Version: 5.9.2

Practically Amazing!I have not used many apps or programs similar to this that “train your brain”, and am fairly new to this application. But dang, (am not going to curse), this application so far is incredible! It is so practical and useful to daily life, honestly this type of format should be used in the public school systems. It is engaging, looks beautiful and clean, and has great motivating features such as the slot-machine sounds(which if you have been to vegas feel pretty rewarding lol). Overall this has to be one of the best applications i have used to date, which makes the yearly payment absolutely worth it if you find developing your mind in practical way useful. 9.9/10 so far. (Hope this application continues to grow and develop, and reaches a greater scale than where it is currently at.) Also for you guys that have read all the way till the end, wait for the “cheaper algorithm” to kick in. (Not sure what needs to be done, but diminishing use, sucking more, skipped lessons, non-finished days as time goes on, but continual use without upgrading may be the key) Get Learning! Yay..Version: 4.8.1

Sharpens the Blade of KnowledgeI’ve completed 24 workouts once a day, and I’m already noticing some major changes in my life. I’m able to type clear and concise emails to my college instructors and my performance in class feels like it’s at its best. I also noticed that I can better visualize and solve mental math problems without thinking too hard. I even caught myself solving an addition problem instantly without really having to compute it and I’m not talking about problems from assignments, I’m talking about real world math problems that friends and family bring up during convos (mostly relating to the price of something). However, one thing I would like the app to have is a retry or replay button for games. Maybe with a limit of 3 replays if needed. I find that I sometimes complete a game but feel as though I didn’t focus/perform as good as I should’ve, so it’d be nice to be able to click retry instead of being sent to the next game and having to go back to the previous one..Version: 5.37.2

Very GoodI’ve learned a lot from these brain exercises. I’m less intimidated by math and have learned some new vocabulary words. However, some of the exercises are unnecessarily repetitive. For example, I’ve been tested on the exact same stories a few times. And some of the pictures for vocabulary building are too difficult to see on a smart phone or the pictures don’t adequately portray what they are supposed to picture. In other words, sometimes the pictures reflect a biased perspective that, I suspect, makes the game inadequate for gaging the performance of a large segment of its players. Other problems occur in games that test our ability to hear mistakes in grammar. These recordings sometimes don’t take into account that a listener might easily hear a correct version even if it’s not said correctly by the speaker. The voice and rhythm and flow of the recorded speakers tend to be culturally tinged in a way that this company has considered adequately generic enough but this might not be valid to account for some of the wide ranging nuances and speech patterns that flavor the language centers in the brains of lots of listeners..Version: 5.9.2

Quality Content, Reasonable PriceShort version: if you use this app consistently, you will help hone your mind to a razor's edge. I have a year of consistent training - doing the daily recommended program at least 5 times a week- to back this up. Long version: I have used Elevate for 2 years. For the first year, I didn't use the app to it's fullest. Ever since I realized that, I changed my attitude and have achieved massive intellectual growth. For example, my writing was very sloppy in high school - I was very wordy and my vocabulary was imprecise. By using Elevate frequently, I have achieved a level of writing that has impressed many peers and professors at college: and I'm not an English major! My professors all have at least 15 years of work experience and they say I write professional-grade material. Not only that, but it also improved my intellectual strength so much that I didn't realize how much I'd grown until recently! It's truly one of the best apps for those looking to strengthen their minds..Version: 5.55.0

Fees and age restrictionsThis game sounded awesome with the editors choice award and the 4.8 out of five rating. But there is a hidden fee that once you do the first level that you have to pay annually. I have been looking for a game for a long time now for free brain training game. And you can go with you can play the game but you can only do kind of like the first level that shows you where you are in the game. But then everything else is locked you can literally not with any other game. Also I am 11 and I again I’ve been looking for a game that is free but also can be any age to play. I do not think it’s fair to hold a restriction on people that of under age of 13That is a game of just brain training that is not an inappropriate at all. Otherwise all the stuff I said before if you were over 13 and don’t mind paying money every single month to play brain training game this game is great I’m gonna give credit to it they made a really good program and it sounds fun. I guess I will go back on the hunt to find a brain training game that let me play without paying money and Let me play under the age of 13..Version: 5.59.0

I Recommend Elevate for Brain TraumaI suffered frontal lobe brain trauma in 2018 that made eye tracking and word recall particularly difficult. It made even casual conversations embarrassing and anxiety-producing for me. My neurologist recommended I practice both of these things each day, but I wasn’t sure where to start. Then I found Elevate. I began using Elevate daily, concentrating on the reading, writing, and speaking portions. Progress was slow, of course, but being able to track my progress in the app was encouraging. Over the course of a year, with daily Elevate usage, my improvements were dramatic. I relied on the vocabulary refreshers to help my recall (I started phrasing my mental word searches to myself in the context of the game UI, which reduced my frustration), and the speech practices gave me the confidence boost I needed to engage in more conversations. My neurologist was so impressed that he wrote down Elevate’s subscription details and said he’d begin recommending it to patients in similar situations..Version: 5.66.0

Too hyper—speed isn’t everythingI would like you to make options available at the outset to use a slower pace. The answers are easy but there is not enough time to touch the correct answer. I suggest slowing things down initially and allowing speed to increase gradually on an individual basis. Let each person challenge themselves with speed. I work with elderly adults doing brain fitness. They can’t use this app because it goes too fast. I look for apps they can use between or instead of our sessions. I tell them about this and other apps but I’m not enthusiastic about your app. And it’s too bad because I think it could be a better if it was more accessible to use. I’d like to be able to suggest it. I have spent 40+ years studying people from various cultures who are advanced spiritually and whose presence benefits the world in profound ways. They tend to move and live in a calmer state. What they have to teach us is far more significant than how fast we can think and move. Their experience of Life is very different from most of us and far more fulfilling..Version: 5.44.1

ExcellentThis is my second review because this app is so good. I have stopped what I’m doing just to review it again. For approximately three years I’ve used this app. I am a writer (never been paid) but I write extensively on FB. When I share an article I wrote one year ago, errors jump out at me that didn’t then, that need to be corrected. I was too wordy; now I am not. I didn’t know how to use commas correctly; now I do. My punctuation was iffy; now it’s not. I can read faster, focus sharper, and estimate quicker. Even though I have a degree in English, teaching Senior High English in the late seventies, this app has improved my writing more than the classroom ever did. I cannot recommend this app enough, especially if you’re in your sixties like me, and need to sharpen your listening and remembering skills. I do it everyday. It’s the one thing I do with consistency. Try it. Eventually you will see improvement and become a better writer, listener, and learner, even as you age..Version: 5.51.0

What I was looking forI have always been the type of person who wants to better myself, become smarter, be able to hold better conversations, etc. I like to be better than myself. This App is the perfect learning tool for using my own personal knowledge, at my own level I mean, and be able to learn more. What I mean is, this App will ask you questions whether you get them right or wrong it will create your own personal quizzes for you to challenge yourself and they make it fun and easy for you to pick up on your mistakes. If there is something way past what I am able to pick up on they will not keep giving me those sorts of questions. If I keep getting certain questions correct I will move up to the next level. The cost for this was very fair for how much I can and will invest time in this. I have a full time job and children so I cannot choose college and personally I do not want to so with this I can still expand my education and knowledge for everyday use..Version: 5.28.0

Vocabulary exercises are inaccurate and need reviewI think this is a great app overall, but it really fails in exercises devoted to eloquence, clarity, improved speaking, etc. The app has been written to ask for substitutes or give additional synonyms. Many of the suggested synonyms aren’t actually synonyms, although they are close. In many cases, the app give points for supplying rarely used words in quite simple sentences. It doesn’t sound eloquent; instead I think the speaker would be perceived as lacking clarity or even speaking pretentiously. Eloquence cannot exist without clarity. The developers should have some conversations with editors and university-level writing instructors, I think, to sort out these “bugs.” I’m neither, by the way, but have certainly benefitted from both groups. On the other hand, the mathematical sections are great and I’ve found the punctuation reviews helpful. Of course, the punctuation system doesn’t always fit with current usage offering multiple correct solutions based on different contexts. So... B- (needs improvement, but on the right track).Version: 5.41.0

Excellent way to start your dayI start my day using this app during breakfast, it puts me in a good mood to take any challenge. It’s hard to attest (even on a scientific level) whether it makes you more intelligent or not, but it definitely helps you understand and be more conscious, concise and articulated with language; it also helps you understand how your own mind memorizes or focuses best, and learn techniques for quick mathematical processing. After using this app (on and off I must admit) for the last two years, I’ve found I’m more assertive at choosing my words and learning new ones without having to look them up in a dictionary (thanks to etymologies,) be more present when listening to a process or people’s names, and have also became really good at quick math calculations which come really handy for business casual conversations. I’d define it as oil for your brain that keeps things sharp while setting you up for the day by successfully completing a few tasks in the morning 👌🏻..Version: 5.9.1

Great for memory loss patientsI have hemorrhaging on my brain due to a medication given during an open heart surgery. Over the years my brain has regressed into memory loss. My brain function declined in many areas. Comprehension, articulate, process, and the list goes on. As a young mom I was told that I was at risk for early onset Alzheimer’s and dementia by the time I was in my 50’s. I’ve been on a journey to bring all pieces of the healing puzzle together which includes medical guidance, nutrition, exercise, spiritual aspects, and exercising my brain through reading, apps, etc. Elevate has been my top go-to app when it comes to exercising my brain and regaining basic skills one uses with the brain every day. This app is an important factor for mental health and keeping memory issues at a stand still. Anyone suffering from memory loss that affects the intellect will highly benefit from this app. Even if you consider your memory issues ‘mommy brain’, you need to exercise your brain and keep it sharp..Version: 5.17.1

Beautiful app with very sophisticated learning algorithmsThis app is so beautiful!!! I love the animations, the gamification and all the metrics you can track. It’s so well thought out. It’s the best app I have ever used.... seriously. I’m actually learning and getting better at editing. It’s a great mental workout for my bus ride to work. It has only been a little over a week and I’m already seeing improvements in my reading and editing abilities. I’m still on the trial but definitely going to sign up for the membership. It helps me so much with my design work. It’s a great way to work on my listening skills and memory. I have tried other apps like this in the past but never before have I come across one that was so sophisticated and with skills I can instantly apply to my life. I’m an app designer myself and wanted to give a shout out to the design team that this a freakin work of art! Keep up the good work!!! The team behind this app is crushing it! Every day you inspire me!.Version: 4.8.1

MyElevate has been absolutely great. I had no idea I was so lacking in speaking and comprehending reading, albeit, I love to read so this has been a great asset. The games get tough as you excel in rank. My only issue is: estimation gives you only one mistake. It times out so quickly. I’m a fast adder, always know my change before the cashier can even look up at the screen. Visualization: do not like this game at all but have to play it to complete the reading portion. The pictures are so vague, it’s hard to tell how to match the word with the pic, especially on a small screen cell phone. Extraction: I love this game but the font is so small, I actually screen shot the story so I can read it fully and clearly. Other than these 3 quirks, I absolutely love this game. Just renewed my second year. The tidbits of information you get from various games is so interesting, I wish there were a way to download, “ the rest of the story!” Lol.Version: 5.38.0

Excellent quality of the training and customer serviceI have been using elevate for over two years, and the training has definitely improved my mind. Exercising the mind is as important as exercising the body. Their superb customer service takes the elevate training to another high level. They are prompt in responding. I had caused a problem with logging in to my elevate training. James, the customer service representative, made sure that I was able to finally log into my elevate account. He was totally committed to making sure I could get back in, and was both knowledgeable and very supportive. Since I was the one who had made the mistake in my account, I really appreciated his positive support. I have found that the elevate training is the best of all that I have tried, which is now why I am beginning my third year, and will continue from there. As an educator of 40 years I appreciate all that elevate offers, and I recommend the training..Version: 5.8.1

More value than the neuropsychologist thinksMy neuropsychologist counseled me not to spend much money on brain building apps. “They don’t work” according to the profession’s assessment. I’ve been a RN for >40years; was a certified “Technical Trainer” in the USAF. Following an adrenal crash, my verbal skills were pretty much wiped out: significant expressive aphasia, great difficulty word finding, difficulty following conversation. Doing simple math on paper was a challenge, like a 3rd grader, and doing cognitive equations just couldn’t happen. Not sure what criteria their testing and value of something like this is, but I know, that if nothing else, the skills on this app have exercised my skills from the lowest level to the point that my confidence in myself has improved, significantly. It was a slow and frustrating start, but I am much better in participating in conversations and improved in doing math in my head. Certainly, more work to go, but Elevate has been a significant benefit for me..Version: 5.31.0

Best App Ever!!!I downloaded Elevate today and I am already hooked! The free version of the app might need an update or two, but otherwise it’s a great app! Let me go into detail. I bought the subscription a couple hours ago and I gotta say, it’s awesome, 5 stars, no doubt. The free week is very helpful to see if the customer likes it, and it is very cheap. 40 dollars a year! The subscription is fun and affordable! The content once you buy the subscription is definitely worth it. All of the subjects, games, and workouts deserve a 5 star! I honestly love it. Now for the free version. It is good, but it could use a update or two. First of all, add more than just one workout with three games. Secondly, you should let the users retry the workout more than once. Overall, the free version is great! One last thing, you should make younger age settings, because the rating is 4+ years old. Also you should add more categories like science, biology, geography, history, and physics. If that is too much work than okay. But I really appreciate all that is in the app! Well, that is my rating. It is definitely worth it to buy the subscription. I will tell my friends and family to try out this app. My favorite subjects are math, writing, and reading. This is the best game I’ve ever had and it deserves a five star. My brain is already elevating! (PS, your motto should be, “Your Brain Will Elevate!“).Version: 5.63.0

Really has made a difference for meI would like to say a sincere thank you to the robots who make this game…app, whatever you’d like to call it. I’ve been using it for almost two years now and I have noticed quite an improvement in numerous skills. I don’t think it would be noticeable to anyone else but who cares? It’s made me feel better about myself. In Math especially, I can say I’m amazed at the new pathways my little brain has made through the clever teaching style of this app. I legit am the worst at math. My skills didn’t go much beyond the simple add, subtract, multiply and divide. That part of my brain just doesn’t seem to work well. It’s one of the biggest reasons I never finished college. I couldn’t do any college level math courses. Also, I am lazy. Now while I am hardly on track to get a PhD in theoretical physics, I feel much more confident in several skills. I look forward to using this app everyday..Version: 5.46.0

BEST Mental Learning AvailableI’m an avid learner, but a slow processor. Over my life I’ve tapped to play several learning-style games, everything from sudoku and crosswords to luminosity brain trainers and word games. Every one of them bored me, if I am being completely honest. Luminosity came close but it just wasn’t stimulating enough for me to make it a habit. Enter “Elevate”. I am finishing up my two week trial and this is the first time I’ve maintained a consistent practice for as long as I have. The games are challenging, but in a way that makes me more excited to keep playing, not less. It gives you games that practice seriously practical knowledge and processing skills, and even better, they use real world information in all of their written word games so you’re double learning. I feel like I’m finally tackling my biggest challenge (processing speed) while also leveling up skills I already felt pretty confident in. Ten of ten would recommend..Version: 5.11.1

Like!I don’t love this app, no...but I certainly like it. A favorite actress of mine (Madelaine Pestch) mentioned this in an interview that she did, and I got curious about it because it sounded interesting. It has helped improve my brain power in a fun way. I don’t feel like I’m a actually doing work, and at the same time I can get my daily dose of learning on weekends and breaks. The only thing I don’t like about it is the fact you need to pay money to get certain things. I understand that the creators need to make money somehow, but I really wish I could do those two pro levels. I’m going to try the free trial and let you know what I think of it. Anyways, I know the app couldn’t really change the money part, so...yeah. Thanks for creating the app, though! It’s highly recommended for anyone who feels like they need a little freshening up in the brain every once in awhile, especially if you have money to spare, because it’s really not that much money if you want to do the pro (40 bucks a year). Thanks again!.Version: 5.27.1

Elevate is an exceptional app. One of my all-time favorites.Been quite a while since high school and college. My math and language skills had gotten out of shape. Been using Elevate Pro for about 3 years, and have noticed remarkable improvements in my writing and communication skills. Happy to say my writing skills have improved, even beyond the level they were at in college. That's mostly due to daily use of Elevate, though I keep looking for excuses to write, thanks to my greater enjoyment of such. My mental math skills have benefitted as well. The app is a pleasure to use, and the development behind it is exceptional. The training exercises are interesting, and enjoyable, and you can quickly sense your improvement. I've learned so much about words I knew from context, even though my understanding of their definition was off. I appreciate Elevate’s support, as well. Quick to respond, and helpful. Been meaning to leave a review. Thankful I've NEVER been nagged to do so. Elevate was named APP OF THE DAY, today, so here’s my review. Go ahead and start with the Free version. There's a LOT to it. You can subscribe to the Pro version, whenever you feel like it. You'll gain eve more helpful exercises. If your brain has been feeling rusty, or you just want to improve your skills, you've GOT to give it a try. Set a time to use it each day when your brain is most fresh, and make it a habit..Version: 5.9.2

Great!To me, any tool that helps me learn anything is worth it. Obviously the app isn’t perfect, and there are some games where I feel are more about speed than actually learning, but the math area in the app is very helpful! The lessons (those I have read) are also a great learning tool. I have learned easier and quicker ways to calculate everyday things which has helped me quite a lot. I feel that the speed aspect works better with the math area. However, I have always struggled with punctuation and vocabulary, but this app has somewhat helped me with those subjects. I think it is worth it. The games are fun as well, so there isn’t much harm in playing them anyways. The whole EPQ and performance area of the app is somewhat confusing... I don’t know if this is truly how it works, but it seems to almost always give you more EPQ every time you play. I went from “advanced” to “expert” within only a few days on writing games, though I don’t believe my actual skill with writing has improved as much as it says. However, leveling up, EPQ, and unlocking new games does make me want to play more often, so I suppose that is a plus..? Here are the benefits I have noticed from using this app so far: Improved mental math Slightly larger vocabulary (not enough to write home about) Slightly better at using commas Overall, if you struggle with certain things like mental math and basic grammar, this is the app for you..Version: 5.42.0

Good, but not greatI’m a fan of this app, and I just subscribed for the second year. I wasn’t planning on it, though, because as I progressed through the levels, I found the scoring system significantly lacking. What really annoys me about it is that as you progress, there’s no recognition for the increased difficulty. Meaning, I can get my high score in a game the first time I play it because it’s so easy, but it’s scored the EXACT SAME WAY when the stakes are raised! The difficulty setting is way way higher, so it’s virtually impossible to achieve a high score in any game beyond the beginning stages of playing it. You’re forever getting your 5th or 6th highest score, or worse, because the game is that much more difficult now. It ends up taking all the fun out playing, and is why I took like an 8 month break. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy the games and do find them challenging, but it’s incredibly frustrating to get a high score when the difficulty setting is at Beginner and NEVER be able to touch it again! If they fix that, this app would be amazing!.Version: 4.8.1

Great unless you have visual or motor impairmentsFirstly, this app is preatty awesome. As a person who enjoys playing video games, this series of mini-games is fun and they really do train your brain and keep you thinking. I look forward to playing these every morning. All that being said, there are some issues. I am legally blind, and that makes it hard for me to play some of them because it takes me time to zoom in and read what is being shown on screen. Because of this, I often have to retry some games multiple times and the game misjudges my actual skill level due to my eye sight making it a bit harder to read what’s there. Likewise, I can see someone who has problems making certain gestures on the screen having some issues as some games require you to do quick motions in rapid succession. I would be more than happy to aid in accessibility features for this app as I think it is something that everyone can benefit from..Version: 5.54.1

A lot of this stuff is goodA great challenge and a good way to learn new stuff. If I could just point something out the reading section is good each reading segment is easy to do quickly and thus not daunting, but problem one is the comprehension test is multiple choice, which is a quite easy thing to trick (even accidentally) as each is a 3 choice question — super easy to guess on and to trick into thinking I did better than I actually did. Making me fill in the answer or just offering more options would make it more realistic, as then it would be harder or impossible to guess the right answer. Also maybe I haven’t found it yet, but I would like a vocab trainer option like a flash card section. Not just a couple games that are a test of what I already know, but away to practice the new words I keep finding on this app, I mean that’s how I learn new words (by repetition and usage through context) not just seeing it once on a test and hoping I’ll remember. I mean I could find a vocab app but then why do I need you?.Version: 5.21.0

Definitely addictiveI’m not gonna lie, this app is addictive and it has helped. I find I’m not forgetting what I went upstairs for as much, haha. I would think, however, after 8 yrs they would have come up with more than 5 memory games. The scoring seems a bit arbitrary and inconsistent…Some games are super generous (Division, Averages, Measuring) and some impossibly strict (Adjective Recall, Comprehension) AND they just revised the scoring so you get no points for a good game. I’m not sure what their intention was, but I can’t imagine it makes users more motivated to play. I’m a hundred days in and about a week from topping out in difficulty all categories. Not clear on how they increase difficulty since it’s just the same games over and over, so you can’t help but eventually memorize them. They dink around with the esoteric EPQ points so you can never top out on those. But it’s been fun. Not sure what I’ll do with the rest of my years’ subscription..Version: 5.58.0

Very good gameVery good game only negative is the fonts are way too small for me to read.Version: 4.5.1

Learning is FunEnjoy the challenges that are presented to me all the time..Version: 5.18.0

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