Focus Trainer

Focus Trainer is an updated Android app designed to improve users’ control of their attention. Intended for individuals with difficulties focusing and concentrating, Focus Trainer offers a flexible training regimen that is created by each user to fit into their lifestyle. It contains four games that develop users’ awareness of their attention in daily life. Each game can be played numerous times, and targets Sustained Attention, Mind Wandering, Focus, or Flexibility. Focus Trainer also lets users track their progress over time.

Available for: Android devices
Company: Think-Now, Inc.
Classification: Cognitive Training Exercise
Targeted conditions: Schizophrenia
Target demographic: Any
Special provider necessary: No
Non-English language version available: Not yet
Where to get it: Google Play


Expert ratings and reviews

PsyberGuide rating: The research and support basis of the product

Total score: 7/14

subscores
Basis of research: 0/3
Source of funding for the research: 1/2
Specificity of proposed intervention: 2/3
Number of consumer ratings: 3/3
Product advisory support:  1/1
Software support:  0/2

date of rating: June 2016

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MARS rating

  • Two experts rated the MARS
  • Quality scores range from 1 to 5, where 5 is the maximum score

Objective quality score: 2.78

Subscale scores:

Engagement: 2.40

Functionality: 3.67

Aesthetics: 2.33

Information: 2.70


Subjective quality score: 2.00

Perceived impact score: 1.58

 

Independently rated by the Queensland University of Technology

Date of rating: August 2016

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