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{{wikilink|Spaced repetition}}
 
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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.
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'''Spaced repetition''' (often abbreviated SR) is a technique for building long-term knowledge efficiently. The technique works by showing you a flash card just before a computer model predicts you will have forgotten it.
  
 
[[Wikipedia:Anki|Anki]] is Less Wrong's spaced repetition software of choice.  
 
[[Wikipedia:Anki|Anki]] is Less Wrong's spaced repetition software of choice.  
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==Blog posts==
 
==Blog posts==
  
* [http://lesswrong.com/lw/5v1/selfprogramming_through_spaced_repetition/ Self-programming through spaced repetition] by [[Luke_Grecki]]
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* [http://lesswrong.com/lw/5v1/selfprogramming_through_spaced_repetition/ Self-programming through spaced repetition] by Luke_Grecki
* [http://lesswrong.com/lw/379/cheat_codes/ Cheat codes] by [[sketerpot]]
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* [http://lesswrong.com/lw/379/cheat_codes/ Cheat codes] by sketerpot
* [http://lesswrong.com/lw/52x/i_want_a_better_memory/ I want a better memory] by [[alexflint]]
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* [http://lesswrong.com/lw/52x/i_want_a_better_memory/ I want a better memory] by alexflint
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* [http://lesswrong.com/lw/5n7/srs_advice/ SRS advice] by Dr_Manhattan
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* [http://lesswrong.com/lw/4um/anki_on_android_in_60_seconds/ Anki on Android in 60 seconds], [http://lesswrong.com/lw/4ve/anki_on_mac_in_60_seconds/ Anki on Mac in 60 seconds] by [http://lukeprog.com/ lukeprog]
 
* {{Lesswrongtag|spaced_repetition}}
 
* {{Lesswrongtag|spaced_repetition}}
  
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Decks (links, or for Anki, the names of a deck in the Anki collection) relevant to LW.
 
Decks (links, or for Anki, the names of a deck in the Anki collection) relevant to LW.
  
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/3px/anki_deck_for_biases_and_fallacies/ Anki deck for biases and fallacies] by [[phob]]
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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/3px/anki_deck_for_biases_and_fallacies/ Anki deck for biases and fallacies] by phob
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/r/discussion/lw/74o/anki_deck_for_cognitive_science_in_one_lesson/ Deck for Cognitive Science in One Lesson]
 
*[http://lesswrong.com/r/discussion/lw/74o/anki_deck_for_cognitive_science_in_one_lesson/ Deck for Cognitive Science in One Lesson]
  
 
===SR cards for [[Sequences]]===
 
===SR cards for [[Sequences]]===
  
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/2e6/spaced_repetition_database_for_the_mysterious/ Spaced Repetition Database for the Mysterious Answers to Mysterious Questions Sequence] by [[divia]]
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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/2e6/spaced_repetition_database_for_the_mysterious/ Spaced Repetition Database for the Mysterious Answers to Mysterious Questions Sequence] by divia
*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/3oq/spaced_repetition_database_for_a_humans_guide_to/ Spaced Repetition Database for A Human's Guide to Words] by [[divia]]
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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/3oq/spaced_repetition_database_for_a_humans_guide_to/ Spaced Repetition Database for A Human's Guide to Words] by divia
  
==Other posts==
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[[Category:Techniques]]
* [http://lesswrong.com/lw/5n7/srs_advice/ SRS advice] by [[Dr_Manhattan]]
 
* [http://lesswrong.com/lw/4um/anki_on_android_in_60_seconds/ Anki on Android in 60 seconds], [http://lesswrong.com/lw/4ve/anki_on_mac_in_60_seconds/ Anki on Mac in 60 seconds] by [[lukeprog]]
 

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Spaced repetition (often abbreviated SR) is a technique for building long-term knowledge efficiently. 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.

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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