Analyzing 1 977 Lumosity reviews shows the app is pretty useless if you don’t subscribe

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The Lumosity training program is a fun way to train your brain and improve memory and problem-solving. However, looking at reviews about the app it is clear you need to subscribe for the premium membership to get something from the app.

Why do we say this?

The app is pretty useless if you don’t pay for the premium version. The topics “subscription”, “premium”, and “pay” all have a negative impact on the grade. Reviewers mention that the app requires a premium membership and that you basically can’t do anything without paying. If Lumosity wants to reach more people, they might consider extending their free material.


Caption of the Gavagai explorer dashboard for this analysis.

However, if you decide to download the app, it can sometimes be hard to create an account. The topic “account” has an average grade of 2,90 / 5, which is lower than the overall average of 3,96 / 5. The grade is even lower when “account” is mentioned together with “create”. Some reviewers mention they got an error when they tried to create an account.

The research team at Gavagai performed this analysis using our AI-powered text analysis tool, Gavagai Explorer. All texts analyzed in this article are collected from public online data published on Google Play Store.

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