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Links1 Augmenting Long-term Memory2020-09-24Journal1 Augmenting Long-term Memory2 Augmenting Long-term Memory3 Augmenting Long-term Memory4 Augmenting Long-term Memory5 Augmenting Long-term Memory6 Augmenting Long-term Memory7 Augmenting Long-term Memory8 Augmenting Long-term MemoryPart I: How to remember almost anything: the Anki systemPart II: Personal Memory Systems More BroadlyHow important is long-term memory, anyway?Distributed practiceOn the role of cognitive science in the design of systems to augment cognitionAcknowledgmentsAppendix 1: analysis of Anki study timeAppendix 2: Using Anki to learn APIsBy Michael Nielsen One day in the mid-1920s, a Moscow newspaper reporter named Solomon Shereshevsky entered the laboratory of the psychologist Alexander Luria. Shereshevsky's boss at the newspaper had noticed that Shereshevsky never needed to take any notes, but somehow still remembered all he was told, and had suggested he get his memory checked by an expert. Luria began testing Shereshevsky's memory. He began with simple tests, short strings of words and of numbers. Shereshevsky remembered these with ease, and so Luria gradually increased the length of the strings. But no matter how long they got, Shereshevsky could recite them back. Fascinated, Luria went on to study Shereshevsky's memory for the next 30 years. In a book summing up his research, Luria reported that: Continue reading… Index 1 Augmenting Long-term Memory 2 Augmenting Long-term Memory 3 Augmenting Long-term Memory 4 Augmenting Long-term Memory 5 Augmenting Long-term Memory 6 Augmenting Long-term Memory 7 Augmenting Long-term Memory 8 Augmenting Long-term Memory Part I: How to remember almost anything: the Anki system 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 Appendix 1: analysis of Anki study time Appendix 2: Using Anki to learn APIs Continue reading… (Original article)