"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
8 Augmenting Long-term Memory1 Part I: How to remember almost anything: the Anki systemAugmenting Long-term Memory2020-09-24Journal1 Part I: How to remember almost anything: the Anki system2 Part I: How to remember almost anything: the Anki system3 Part I: How to remember almost anything: the Anki system4 Part I: How to remember almost anything: the Anki system5 Part I: How to remember almost anything: the Anki system6 Part I: How to remember almost anything: the Anki system7 Part I: How to remember almost anything: the Anki system8 Part I: How to remember almost anything: the Anki system9 Part I: How to remember almost anything: the Anki system10 Part I: How to remember almost anything: the Anki systemUsing Anki to thoroughly read a research paper in an unfamiliar fieldUsing Anki to do shallow reads of papersSyntopic reading using AnkiMore patterns of Anki usePart I: How to remember almost anything: the Anki system I'll begin with an account of my own experience with the personal memory system Anki\\ I've no affiliation at all with Anki. Other similar systems include Mnemosyne and SuperMemo. My limited use suggests Mnemosyne is very similar to Anki. SuperMemo runs only on Windows, and I haven't had an opportunity to use it, though I have been influenced by essays on the SuperMemo website. Index Part I: How to remember almost anything: the Anki system 1 Part I: How to remember almost anything: the Anki system 2 Part I: How to remember almost anything: the Anki system 3 Part I: How to remember almost anything: the Anki system 4 Part I: How to remember almost anything: the Anki system 5 Part I: How to remember almost anything: the Anki system 6 Part I: How to remember almost anything: the Anki system 7 Part I: How to remember almost anything: the Anki system 8 Part I: How to remember almost anything: the Anki system 9 Part I: How to remember almost anything: the Anki system 10 Part I: How to remember almost anything: the Anki system Using Anki to thoroughly read a research paper in an unfamiliar field Using Anki to do shallow reads of papers Syntopic reading using Anki More patterns of Anki use