Morphonix: Brain Train

App review by
Jenny Bristol, Common Sense Media
Morphonix: Brain Train App Poster Image
Neuroscience app for kids doesn't stand on its own.

Parents say

age 4+
Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 4+
Based on 1 review

A lot or a little?

The parents' guide to what's in this app.

Ease of Play

The app is intuitive to use, but also has instructions if needed. There are three levels of difficulty. Once you've started the game, there is no way to exit other than completing the game or closing the app.

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The app has links to the publisher's website, including a mailing list registration form.

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What parents need to know

Parents need to know that Morphonix: Brain Train is an educational app that will eventually be a part of another forthcoming app, Every Body Has a Brain. With three levels of difficulty, it presents pairs of objects and asks kids to identify which one has a brain. The animals and insects that are the correct answers get to ride the Brain Train. When the train is full, the level is over. The app also presents some information about the brains, and shows drawings of them. There is also a bonus level that asks questions about information taught in the other levels.

User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Adult Written byJmichellee September 13, 2011

All Aboard the Brain Train!

My two sons (ages 4 and 6) LOVED this game. I found it very age appropriate and educational. It contained many interesting facts about the brain presented in a... Continue reading
Kid, 5 years old September 13, 2011

Brain Train-educational and fun

My child loves this game! Plays it over and over Great for age 4 or 5. Children learn about different animal brains.

Is it any good?

MORPHONIX: BRAIN TRAIN teaches kids about animal and insect brains, but acts like a mini-game. It does not stand on its own. It introduces neuroscience to young kids, but it might be more useful once it is a part of the full app, Every Body Has a Brain, when it is eventually released.

App details

  • Device: iPad
  • Price: $1.99
  • Release date: January 22, 2011
  • Category: Educational Games
  • Size: 13.10 MB
  • Version: 1.0.1
  • Minimum software requirements: iOS 3.2 or later

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