The BrainQuake Mathematics Matters Research Project ™

BrainQuake’s cognitive breakthroughs are the focus of a growing number of research projects around the world.


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U.S. Department of Education

BrainQuake was one of only 13 companies from approximately 180 applicants to win a Department of Education SBIR Grant ($150,000 over six months) to do research and development work on our flagship app Wuzzit Trouble.


Stanford University

A small, pilot pre/post impact comparison group study led by world renown mathematics education expert, Dr. Jo Boaler

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Northeastern University

Northeastern’s game-based learning lab is analyzing anonymous BrainQuake data using the University’s proprietary analytics

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Tampere University of Technology

A Finnish-led study of learning and engagement in Wuzzit Trouble in middle school classes in Finland and California
Publication of results expected in June 2015



University of Oxford

The deep learning principles in Wuzzit Trouble’s  introductory puzzle ramp, by Dr. Anne Watson

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Satakunta University & Stanford University

BrainQuake’s Chief Scientist collaborated with Science Advisory Board member Dr. Harri Ketamo to study the feasibility of game-based assessment to measure national educational performance.

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