Brainetics [Review - updated]: I STILL Want to Use It!

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Price: Choice:  1) $14.99 for 14-Day Trial. If accepted, then  $149. 2) Pay flat price of $149.99 + $0.00 S&H. Offer comes with: 5 educational DVDs:  DVD 1 -following directions, concentrating and detecting patterns in numbers, DVD 2 - overcome math anxiety through fun tricks and games, DVD 3 - math shortcuts enabling kids to do complex math in their mind, DVD 4 - mental multi-tasking to help solve any math problem, DVD 5 - applies Brainetics skills to improve mental capacity and memory recall. Parent's manual, a Playbook to with practices and exercises, plus Flash Cards & Playing Cards.


Back in the 1990s when Animanics was popular, both parents and children could watch together because of the dual-layered humor involved. Brainetics is like that. Brainetics teaches children how to do complex math problems in their head; those calculations that are so big your basic calculator runs out of LCD spaces to show them.

But is Brainetics safe for children? Is it just for children?

Let's dive in

Features & Claims - Brainetics

According to the official product site Brainetics.com, Brainetics provides the following features & claims:

  • Develop a Mega-Memory
  • Master Amazing Math Feats
  • Get the Confidence to Suceed
  • Unlock Your Learning Potential
  • Great Addition for Any Student, Teacher, Parent or Adult Learner


Brainetics was developed by, "The Human Calculator," Mike Byster , a commodities trader who used his talents to make deals until his cousin, a Chicago-area high school teacher, asked him to teach his shortcuts to the students. Moved by the experience, Mike now devotes himself full-time to helping kids succeed in math.

Review - Brainetics Complaints, Fraud, Rip-Off, Scams...

When it comes to the ordering process, we found little complaints. There were a couple who had issues with the free trial (typical with this type of offer format). Actually, quite a debate blew up over on Complaints Board when a parent's child (presumably) took the credit card and purchased Brainetics straight off the website. The debate when pretty deep. We did love this early line from it:

"Brainetics did not commit fraud. Your child did..."

More people jumped in, pointing out that the complaint was misleading. Then a couple came to his defense and the whole thing turned into issues with internet safety.

Otherwise, from what we read, people seemed to love what Brainetics did for kids .

Update - 2012/07/01

As far as we can tell, and according to the As Seen on TV Lifers, the product still runs true and strong as it was since the last time we reviewed it. If y'all hear otherwise, let us know!

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