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'''Spaced repetition''' (abbreviated SR or SRS) is a learning technique that seems to reduce the time needed to learn flashcards by showing you something right before you are likely to forget it.
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'''Spaced repetition''' (often abbreviated SR) is a technique for building long-term knowledge in an efficient manner. Briefly, the technique works by showing you a flash card just before a computer model predicts you will have forgotten it.
  
[[Wikipedia:Anki|Anki]] is the open source tool of choice.
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[[Wikipedia:Anki|Anki]] is Less Wrong's spaced repetition software of choice.  
  
 
==Literature==  
 
==Literature==  
  
* [[User:Gwern|gwern]]'s [http://www.gwern.net/Mnemosyne spaced literature repetition review] won a [http://lesswrong.com/lw/76h/spaced_repetition_literature_review_prize_and_the/ contest] for the best literature review of spaced repetition (includes anki cards for gwern's post).
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* [[User:Gwern|gwern]]'s [http://www.gwern.net/Mnemosyne spaced literature repetition review] won a [http://lesswrong.com/lw/76h/spaced_repetition_literature_review_prize_and_the/ contest] for the best literature review of spaced repetition (includes anki cards for gwern's post). Check out the [http://www.gwern.net/Spaced%20repetition#review-summary summary] for some quick tips.
  
 
==Blog posts==
 
==Blog posts==

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Spaced repetition (often abbreviated SR) is a technique for building long-term knowledge in an efficient manner. Briefly, the technique works by showing you a flash card just before a computer model predicts you will have forgotten it.

Anki is Less Wrong's spaced repetition software of choice.

Literature

Blog posts

SR decks

Decks (links, or for Anki, the names of a deck in the Anki collection) relevant to LW.

SR cards for Sequences

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