Hacking the Mind with Software

Dr. Mark A. Smith Interview

Jonathan Roseland
2 min readMay 26, 2022


In this episode, we discuss biohacking our minds with Mark Ashton Smith, Ph.D. a Cognitive Neuroscientist who obtained his doctorate from Carnegie Mellon University of Pittsburgh. He is a lecturer at Cambridge University and head of the psychology department of the University of Cyprus.
Dr. Smith has created the IQ Mindware line of apps and software proven to increase IQ, fluid intelligence, and working memory.

In this episode we discuss

  • Objective ways to measure and improve in a quantifiable the various types of intelligence.
  • How brain training software can affect our day to life, career, relationships, and communication skills.
  • Sharpening the working memory; the “scratchpad” of the mind that we use to solve problems.
  • Jonathan’s perfectly average IQ.
  • What is the N-Back and what has it been proven to do?
  • Brain training and language learning.
  • Working memory training and neuroplasticity.
  • Why you must brain train for at least 4 weeks.
  • Do you get stupider when you STOP brain training?

IQ Mindware’s products

Guarantee: the following results from the first 20 sessions:

  • 10–20 point IQ increase on a valid IQ test.
  • +40% short-term/working memory increase.

Commitment: 20 training sessions of 20–30 minutes


Mark Ashton Smith, Ph.D. on Twitter

Anders Jensen IQ Test

Originally published on LimitlessMindset.com. I’m not a doctor, medical professional, or trained therapist. I’m a researcher and pragmatic biohacking practitioner exercising free speech to share evidence as I find it. I make no claims. Please practice skepticism and rational critical thinking. You should consult a professional about any serious decisions that you might make about your health. Affiliate links in this article support Limitless Mindset — spend over $100 and you’ll be eligible to join the Limitless Mindset Secret Society.



Jonathan Roseland

Adventuring philosopher, Pompous pontificator, Writer, K-Selected Biohacker, Tantric husband, Raconteur & Smart Drug Dealer 🇺🇸