ADHD Medication and Treatment Reviews

Play Attention

What is it Play Attention?

Play Attention is a computer-based attention-training system that measures brain activity using an arm band, and provides visual and auditory feedback in a game-like environment designed to hone certain skills.

How does Play Attention work?

The game on the screen responds to the participant’s attentive state, rather than to a mouse click or joystick command. To perform well on challenges and advance in the game, users must focus consistently during their one-hour weekly sessions, strengthening their attention skills in one-hour weekly sessions with practice. Players receive motivating rewards after completing challenges, and a calendar feature allows them to schedule sessions and track progress.

Who is Play Attention for?

Students who want to improve their attention span in school, or adults who have difficulty concentrating at work.

How much does Play Attention cost?

Prices vary for professional and personal use. Request a quote by calling 1-800-788-6786.

What studies have been done on Play Attention?

Three randomized, controlled studies in Boston public schools conducted by Tufts University School of Medicine found that students who used Play Attention had greater improvements in attention, hyperactivity, and executive functioning than students who used cognitive training programs, commonly known as brain games, and that those results persisted over time.

Where can I learn more about Play Attention?

Play Attention can be played in English, Spanish, Ukrainian, Chinese, Korean, Polish, French, Turkish, or Russian. Learn more at