Overview System Requirements


Are you in for a challenge? Give your brain a workout. Dual N-Back is a memory trainer which requires the player to remember two separate sequences of stimuli. The complexity of the game increases very fast with N. The 'Dual' stands for the 2 streams of stimuli: audio and visual. 'N' refers to how many past sequences you have to remember. You can think of 'N' as the size of your memory buffer, while the two simultaneous sensor stimuli challenge your ability to multitask. Playing this game may help the player to improve the short term memory, the fluid intelligence and the multi-tasking abilities. This game was conceived by Susanne M. Jaeggi to test whether memory intensive tasks influence the short term memory and the Gf (Fluid Intelligence). She discovered that the IQ and Gf (Fluid Intelligence) scores improved significantly for people who trained daily, 3-4 times a week, for 1-3 weeks with Dual N-Back.


What's new in this version

The latest update includes additional stimuli: tile shape, tile color or a letter to replace the audio, for when you want to mute the speaker.

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Approximate size

2.13 MB

Age rating

For all ages


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Get this app while signed in to your Microsoft account and install on up to ten Windows 10 devices.

Language supported

English (United States)

Publisher Info

Dual N-Back website

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