"Every perception is to some degree an act of creation, and every act of memory is to some degree an act of imagination."

-- Gerald Edelman, Second Nature: Brain Science and Human Knowledge
42 More patterns of Anki useHow important is long-term memory, anyway?Augmenting Long-term Memory2020-09-24JournalHow important is long-term memory, anyway?Distributed practiceOn the role of cognitive science in the design of systems to augment cognitionAcknowledgmentsPart II: Personal Memory Systems More Broadly In the first part of this essay we looked at a particular personal memory system, Anki, through the lens of my personal experience. In the second, briefer, part of this essay we'll consider two broader questions about personal memory systems: how important is memory as a cognitive skill; and what is the role of cognitive science in building personal memory systems? Index Part II: Personal Memory Systems More Broadly How important is long-term memory, anyway? Distributed practice On the role of cognitive science in the design of systems to augment cognition Acknowledgments