Spaced repetition

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Abbreviated SR or SRS for spaced repetition software. An evidence based learning technique that seems to reduce the time needed to learn flashcards by using cognitive science derived principles for showing you something right before you are likely to forget it.

Anki is the open source tool of choice.


See http://lesswrong.com/lw/5v1/selfprogramming_through_spaced_repetition/

http://lesswrong.com/lw/3oq/spaced_repetition_database_for_a_humans_guide_to/, http://lesswrong.com/lw/3px/anki_deck_for_biases_and_fallacies/, http://lesswrong.com/lw/4um/anki_on_android_in_60_seconds/, http://lesswrong.com/lw/4ve/anki_on_mac_in_60_seconds/, http://lesswrong.com/lw/5n7/srs_advice/, http://lesswrong.com/lw/379/cheat_codes/, http://lesswrong.com/lw/52x/i_want_a_better_memory/