18 Advanced Binaural Programs to Improve Focus, Concentration, Memory, Problem Solving & More. Enhance Learning & Combine with Ambient Music, Nature Sounds, or iTunes.
18 Advanced Brainwave Programs in One App! Sharp Mind induces optimized mental states ideal for school, exam preparation, confidence, problem solving, memory, creativity, confidence and learning. Combine Binaural Tones with iTunes Music, Audiobooks, Spotify * Built-in iTunes Playlist Creator * 21 Soothing Ambient Backgrounds and 10 Gentle Alarm Sounds. * Universal App * iPhone and iPad UIs HD&SD * Headphones/Earbuds must be worn for Binaural Tones to be Effective.
To combine Brainwaves and Ambience with Audio from Another App use Background Mode 'Ambience + Other App' in the Background Settings.
To use just Brainwaves and Audio from Another App use the "No Background" option for the Background Source.
Warning: These are powerful brainwave entrainment programs and should never be used while driving or operating machinery.
BrainWave Sharp Mind is unlike any other brainwave entrainment application. Other brainwave and binaural beat applications use only a single brainwave frequency and carrier signal. The Sharp Mind Progressive Brainwave Entrainment algorithms use a series of brainwave programs, multiple frequencies and carrier waves to gently bring your brainwave frequencies to your desired state using a more natural and effective frequency progression.
*** Advanced Features ***
- Multiple Brainwave programs each specially designed to elevate you to a unique mental state.
- Multiple ambient background sounds to choose from.
- Adjustable Brainwave Intensity - The intensity of the brainwaves can be adjusted independently of the ambient background sound. This allows you to set the brainwave volume to your comfort level. The application will also save your preference for future use.
- Adjustable ambient background volume.
- Visual timer countdown indicator.
- Automatic saving of preferred brainwave entrainment program and ambient background sounds.
- Ability to create your own custom time option.
*** Programs Included ***
- Brain Energizer: Takes you through a series of brainwave programs and progressively elevates your level of alertness.
- High Beta Concentration: Designed to put your mind into the ultimate state of focus and concentration. Ideal when you need to block out surrounding distractions and study.
- Creative Brainstorming: A series of brainwave programs that elevates your mind to a state of open-mindedness and creativity. Perfect for when you're stuck on a problem or are having difficulty coming up with an idea. Sit back and plug into this program to completely open your mind.
- Creative Problem Solving: The ultimate combination of focus and creativity achieved through a series of brainwave programs and frequency mixes.
- Gamma Memory Boost: This program was designed to be used whenever you feel like taking a break and letting what you've just learned sink in. This will help you maximize memory recall.
- Beta Confidence Boost: Designed to be taken before a test or presentation. The other programs help you prepare, solve problems, come up with ideas and remember what you've learned.
Sharp Mind also includes:
- Creative Thinking
- Lateral Thinking
- Convergent Thinking
- Deductive Thinking
- Centered Mind
- Gamma Creativity Boost
- Evening Memory Boost
- Full Beta Spectrum
- Full Gamma Spectrum
* How Binaural Brainwave Entrainment Works *
This app uses advanced Binaural Brainwave Entrainment to stimulate brainwave frequencies associated with different states of mind. These brainwave frequencies are in most cases inaudible and therefore must be induced through the use of binaural tones. In this process two different tones are played, one for one ear, and one for the other (headphones or earbuds must be used). When processing these two different tones the human brain perceives the difference as a beat matching the target brainwave frequency.
This update includes UI improvements for iPad. The 10.0 update also includes several new settings as well as new binaural programs and background audio. The new options can be found in the General Settings, which are accessed by tapping the wrench-button on the main screen.
* Reduce Other App Volume - Option to enable audio ducking which instructs iOS to reduce the volume of other apps by 50% while this app is playing. iOS does not allow the volume reduction to be customized.
* Wave Amplitude Boost - Option to boost the amplitude of the binaural carrier waves by a fixed amount to provide an additional increase in volume. This option is provided as an on/off toggle setting.
* Carrier Signal (2 Options)- Option to switch between the default low-frequency binaural carrier wave and a medium carrier wave of ~250 Hz. This will not alter the frequency of the binaural tones. Example: A 1 Hz tone on a low-frequency carrier uses 121 Hz Left and 120 Hz Right, but with a Mid-carrier uses 221 Hz Left and 220 Hz Right.
* Option to export time spent listening to Relaxation and Meditation programs to the Apple Health App as Mindful Minutes.
* New Backgrounds *
- White Noise
- Brown Noise
- Energy Flow
- Solar Waves
- Supports Family Share
- Combine Brainwaves with Ambience and Another App by selecting background mode 'Ambience + Other App'
- To use Another App for the Background Audio choose 'Other App'.
- When using background modes that allow other audio apps or iTunes Music to be playing Lockscreen controls will only affect iTunes or the other app.
- If the audio stops when the app is backgrounded or the screen locks please restart the device with a full shutdown as this is the result of low RAM memory which causes iOS to suspend background audio.
* How it Works *
During the entrainment process, two different carrier tones are played into the left and right ears. The frequency difference between these tones matches the brainwave frequency of the target state of mind. The listener will hear these carrier tones as an audible tone, however, when processing these two different tones the human brain will perceive the small frequency difference between the tones as an inaudible periodic beat. When exposed to this beat the listener's brainwaves will begin to synchronize with the beat frequency. What allows the human brain to perceive this beat is our directional hearing system, located in the brain stem. The brain's directional hearing system calculates frequency shifts between sound entering the left and right ear to quickly locate the direction of a sound, but when that difference is rhythmic, as with binaural tones, the brain synchronizes with the pattern. This process is more effective in the presence of background noise or ambience, which allows humans to hear and locate even subtle sounds, like an animal moving nearby in a forest that is filled with noise.
As an example, the human ear can't directly perceive the .5 - 2 Hz Delta-wave frequencies associated with deep sleep because it is well below the human hearing range, but if you wear headphones or earbuds with one side playing a 135 Hz tone and the other playing a 136 Hz tone your brain will perceive the 1 Hz difference between those frequencies as a periodic beat, in this case matching a low delta wave frequency associated with sleep. As you listen, your own brainwaves will begin to match that frequency.
Warning: Do not use this app while driving or operating machinery.
Note: If your vehicle Auto-Plays connected devices use the Ambience+Other background mode.
Ratings and Reviews
Finally. Great apps and no subscription
Apple has really started focusing on subscription apps leaving gems like this app bundle hidden. There are so many options available, there is a bunch of information in the app, and so far it is really helping me a lot. I am/was a skeptic of binaural sound therapy but it really has improved my meditation focus, my sleep quality, and it really does help me with just about any of my needs. It also does not hurt that the developer of this app responds very quickly to a message and is not only incredibly knowledgeable but also very pleasant to deal with. Definitely get the bundle of all of the apps as each one is different and very helpful!
Helps me concentrate with TBI and Post Concussion Syndrome
This app is invaluable to me in regard to concentration, dealing with chronic pain and concentration issues resulting from injury sustained in a rock climbing accident. Without this app I’d have a much more difficult time doing my job, which is very labor intensive and cognitively exhausting as I assist scientists across academic, nonprofit, and governmental sectors. Thank you for these binaural beats! I need them.
I've listened to many binaural tracks with limited results. The creative problem solving track on this app is amazing. It makes me feel incredibly focused, confident, and calm, even when I'm super exhausted. I don't expect that this will work for everyone. Just keep trying until you for one that works for you. This one is my magic pill.
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- Banzai Labs Inc.
- 166.1 MB
- Requires iOS 10.0 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 10.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 10.0 or later.
- Requires macOS 12.0 or later and a Mac with Apple M1 chip or later.
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Up to six family members can use this app with Family Sharing enabled.