Recent News

Nov 17

21st Century Skills and Lumosity

At Lumosity, we believe finding opportunities to challenge yourself across a range of skills is important. With Lance Vikaros, our Director of Games Systems Design, we take a look at how Lumosity may overlap with the World Economic Forum's "21st Century Skills."

Nov 08

NEW Insight: Explore Your Lumosity Community

Oct 17

Behind the Game: Halve Your Cake

Learn more about how we made our new Math game, Halve Your Cake, which challenges proportional reasoning.

Oct 03

Lumosity Launches New Math Games Category

The new category follows Language games launch as company expands into educational content

Sep 19

NEW Game Alert: Word Snatchers

Love Lumosity Language games? You're in luck: Word Snatchers is our newest game to practice and polish your vocabulary.

Sep 06

NEW Insight: What Occupation Matches Your Lumosity Strengths and Weaknesses?

Our data science team is always looking for unique ways to interpret Lumosity game scores, and for our eighth Insight they mapped members' game strengths and weaknesses to different occupations.

Aug 23

More Education Linked to Better Cognitive Functioning Later in Life

Study led by University of California, Berkeley researchers examined relationships between educational attainment, cognitive performance and learning in 196,000 Lumosity subscribers

Aug 01

NEW Game Alert: Pirate Passage

Can you navigate your ship to collect the treasure without running into any pirates? You'll have to consider your route carefully in new game, Pirate Passage.

Jul 12

Lumosity Glossary: Verbal Fluency

Learn more about verbal fluency, the skill challenged in Word Bubbles, and find out fun facts like which letter is the most common initial letter in English!

Jul 05

How We Chose the Six Authors Featured in the New Word Bubbles Insight

Agatha Christie, Stephen Covey, Stephen Hawking, Martin Luther King, Jr., J.K. Rowling, William Shakespeare: all iconic writers and all represented in our new Word Bubbles Insight. Of all the many writers in the world, though, how did our team narrow down the list and choose these six authors for the Insight?

Jun 29

Lumosity Launches New Insight That Reveals Which Author You're Most Like

The Word Bubbles Insight combines new product offerings from Lumosity responsible for improved engagement in 2017

Jun 21

Lumosity Glossary: Logical Reasoning

Exploring logical reasoning, the cognitive skill challenged in our newest game, Fuse Clues.

May 31

NEW Game: Fuse Clues

Checked the Lumosity Games library recently? We launched a new Problem Solving game on web and mobile, Fuse Clues. In the game, you must use your logical reasoning skills to fix a power outage in an apartment building. 

May 25

Meet Ben Katz: HCP Collaborator

Meet Ben Katz, a researcher who uses Lumosity tools to investigate how individual differences affect cognitive training. 

May 17

Pet Detective: Behind the Game

What do FedEx, algebra, and puppy-loving Lumosity players have in common? They all factored into the development of Pet Detective, one of our most popular games. 

Apr 20

NEW Insight: Disillusion

Starting today, Lumosity subscribers can play Disillusion to unlock an in-depth analysis of their game performance.

Apr 20

Fluent in Feedback: How Our Members Make Our Language Games Better

Now that we’ve launched our new Language category of games, we’d like to share some of our favorite member feedback and show how it’s actually helped us make these games better.

Apr 13

How We Write the Stories in Contextual, Our New Reading Comprehension Game

Dr. Seuss, Toni Morrison, Niccolò Paganini, Jean-Paul Sartre: these are just a few visionaries you might learn about in Contextual, one of our new language games that challenges reading comprehension.

Apr 06

Introducing Lumosity's New Language Games

Our new Language category is the culmination of a concerted effort from the Lumosity Games and Applied Science teams to conceptualize, research, develop, and polish a suite of five word games that allow our community to practice and engage their English vocabulary.

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