"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
5 Procedural versus declarative memory:1 What do you do when you get behind?More patterns of Anki usePart I: How to remember almost anything: the Anki systemAugmenting Long-term Memory2020-09-24Journal1 What do you do when you get behind?2 What do you do when you get behind?3 What do you do when you get behind?4 What do you do when you get behind?5 What do you do when you get behind?What do you do when you get behind? Anki becomes challenging when you get behind with cards. If you skip a day or two – or fifty – the cards begin to back up. It's intimidating to come back to find you have 500 cards to review in a day. Even worse, if you fall out of the Anki habit, you can get a very long way behind. I largely stopped using Anki for a 7-month period, and came back to thousands of backlogged cards. Fortunately, it wasn't that hard to catch up. I set myself gradually increasing quotas (100, 150, 200, 250, and eventually 300) of cards per day, and worked through those quotas each day for several weeks until I'd caught up. Continue reading… Index 1 What do you do when you get behind? 2 What do you do when you get behind? 3 What do you do when you get behind? 4 What do you do when you get behind? 5 What do you do when you get behind? Continue reading…