SuperMemo is a powerful learning tool that can improve the speed of your learning up to 10 - 50 times when compared with traditional methods such as flashcards. This means you can cut your total learning time down to 1/10th - 1/50th or you can learn up to 10 - 50 times more in a given time, if you use it regularly. It is an indispensable tool for all kinds of professionals, managers, lawyers, doctors, teachers, students or anybody who needs to memorize facts, numbers, foreign languages, etc.
The capacity of a human brain is extremely huge but not unlimited. Although some popular yet false theories claim the opposite, science shows that people do not remember everything they have ever seen, heard, read or smelled in their entire life. It is a good thing they do not remember everything because sooner or later their brain would fill up and could not accept new information. That is why we have forgetting.
SuperMemo makes it possible to reduce the time necessary for repetitions drastically and it will help you to organize your memory, even if you decide to spend only 15 minutes per day on learning. You should try to experiment with it - store the newly acquired wisdom in SuperMemo and see it change your life!
- The key to effective learning is in minimizing the number of repetitions necessary to retain your knowledge in your memory
- SuperMemo minimizes the overall time needed for learning by computing optimal intervals between individual repetitions
- Not you but SuperMemo decides what and when will be repeated
- The quality of learning also depends on the selection of the learning material and the way it is split into individual items