• Lumosity “Brain Training” App Maker To Pay $2 Million Settlement To FTC

    Lumosity “Brain Training” App Maker To Pay $2 Million Settlement To FTC

    Lumos Labs, the creator of “brain training program” Lumosity with $67.5 million in venture funding, has agreed to pay a $2 million settlement to the Federal Trade Commission for its deceptive advertising. As part of the settlement, the company has to notify all of its customers who signed up for an auto-renewal plan between Jan. 1, 2009 and Dec. 31, 2014 about the FTC… Read More

  • Lumos Labs Gets $3 Million Funding for Brain Games

    As you age your brain slows down, your memory goes, and your attention lapses. Online brain fitness games like Lumosity sell the promise of stopping that decline. But as the chart below shows, it is all downhill after 30. (The chart is based on the brain performance index scores of 40,000 Lumosity users). Lumosity lets members play games designed to improve their memory, processing speed… Read More

  • Get Smart, Play Lumosity

    Lumosity is a brain fitness program from Lumos Labs which is designed to improve cognitive function through a series of web-based games and exercises. In developing Lumosity, Lumos Labs worked closely with leading neuroscientists from Stanford and UCSF to design and experimentally test the program. In a randomized, controlled study, the exercises were shown to have statistically… Read More