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#'''[[Learn]]''' - to review the material that you want to remember (keyboard: ''Ctrl+L'')
 
#'''[[Learn]]''' - to review the material that you want to remember (keyboard: ''Ctrl+L'')
  
[[Image:Add new.jpg|center|500px|SuperMemo: Adding new questions and answers at the Beginner Level]]  
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'''Start learning now!''' Initially you may doubt the power of SuperMemo. Trust it for 1-2 weeks and you will begin to understand it better. Add at least 50-100 questions-answer pairs related to your job, your life, or your interests. See how SuperMemo schedules the material for review.  
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'''Start learning now!''' Initially you may doubt the power of SuperMemo. Trust it for 1-2 weeks and you will begin to understand it better. Add at least 50-100 questions-answer pairs related to your job, your life, or your interests. See how SuperMemo schedules the material for review. See how your memory gets a boost from reviewing that material.
  
 
== Summary: The ABC of SuperMemo ==
 
== Summary: The ABC of SuperMemo ==
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*<span style="color: red; font-size: xx-large; font-weight: bold">A</span>dd new material with '''[[Add new]]''' (''Alt+A'')  
 
*<span style="color: red; font-size: xx-large; font-weight: bold">A</span>dd new material with '''[[Add new]]''' (''Alt+A'')  
 
*<span style="color: red; font-size: xx-large; font-weight: bold">B</span>e sure to review your daily dose of material with '''[[Learn]]''' (''Ctrl+L'')  
 
*<span style="color: red; font-size: xx-large; font-weight: bold">B</span>e sure to review your daily dose of material with '''[[Learn]]''' (''Ctrl+L'')  
*<span style="color: red; font-size: xx-large; font-weight: bold">C</span>herish the blessing of empowering wisdom! (which in simple English means: [http://super-memory.com/articles/power.htm Have fun with your new knowledge])
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*<span style="color: red; font-size: xx-large; font-weight: bold">C</span>herish the blessing of empowering wisdom! (which in simple English means: [https://supermemo.guru/wiki/Pleasure_of_learning Have fun with your new knowledge])
  
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{{Important note|Option '''Learn''' will ask you to review your material only after a few days. For that reason, spend your first days on adding new material for learning}}
'''Important! Learn''' will ask you to review your material only after a few days. For that reason, spend your first days on adding new material for learning.
 
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== Important reading ==
 
== Important reading ==
  
*[http://super-memory.com/help/faq/begin.htm Beginner's FAQ] - questions most often asked by SuperMemo beginners  
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*[https://super-memory.com/help/faq/begin.htm Beginner's FAQ] - questions most often asked by SuperMemo beginners  
 
*[https://supermemopedia.com/wiki/SuperMemo_is_too_difficult! SuperMemo is too difficult!!!]
 
*[https://supermemopedia.com/wiki/SuperMemo_is_too_difficult! SuperMemo is too difficult!!!]
 
*[[Step-by-step to SuperMemo mastery|Step by step to SuperMemo Mastery: '''User's Guide''']] - this step-by-step course of SuperMemo will help you learn the most important skills of an advanced SuperMemo user in a sequence that will maximize the gradual increase in your productivity  
 
*[[Step-by-step to SuperMemo mastery|Step by step to SuperMemo Mastery: '''User's Guide''']] - this step-by-step course of SuperMemo will help you learn the most important skills of an advanced SuperMemo user in a sequence that will maximize the gradual increase in your productivity  
*[[Backup|'''Backup''' copy]] - to make sure you never lose your learning investment, you must learn how to back up your learning material!  
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*[[Backup|'''Backup''']] - to make sure you never lose your learning investment, you must learn how to back up your learning material!  
*[http://super-memory.com/articles/20rules.htm 20 rules of formulating knowledge] - the way you put your questions and answers together may determine the degree of your success  
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*[https://supermemo.guru/wiki/20_rules_of_knowledge_formulation 20 rules of formulating knowledge] - the way you put your questions and answers together may determine the degree of your success  
*[http://super-memory.com/articles/decalog.htm SuperMemo Decalog] - SuperMemo beginners tend to make the same mistakes. This text will help you avoid these mistakes and enjoy efficient learning  
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*[https://super-memory.com/articles/decalog.htm SuperMemo Decalog] - SuperMemo beginners tend to make the same mistakes. This text will help you avoid these mistakes and enjoy efficient learning  
 
*[[Incremental learning]] - adding questions and answers is the "old way" in SuperMemo. The new way is ''incremental learning''. Incremental learning is more complex and requires more experience. However, it is by far the best way to learn new material imported from the web
 
*[[Incremental learning]] - adding questions and answers is the "old way" in SuperMemo. The new way is ''incremental learning''. Incremental learning is more complex and requires more experience. However, it is by far the best way to learn new material imported from the web
 
*[https://supermemopedia.com SuperMemopedia] - Encyclopedia of SuperMemo written by users of SuperMemo
 
*[https://supermemopedia.com SuperMemopedia] - Encyclopedia of SuperMemo written by users of SuperMemo
 
*[https://supermemopedia.com/wiki/ABC Beginner's FAQ Wiki] - frequently asked questions that you can edit and add your own  
 
*[https://supermemopedia.com/wiki/ABC Beginner's FAQ Wiki] - frequently asked questions that you can edit and add your own  
*[http://www.antimoon.com/how/usingsm-firstcoll.htm Starting your first SuperMemo collection] - ABC of SuperMemo by [http://www.antimoon.com Antimoon.com]
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*[https://www.antimoon.com/how/usingsm-firstcoll.htm Starting your first SuperMemo collection] - ABC of SuperMemo by [https://www.antimoon.com Antimoon.com]
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*[https://supermemo.guru/wiki/Pleasure_of_learning Pleasure of learning] - you must never forget that learning must be fun, or it may rather result in … [https://supermemo.guru/wiki/Hating_SuperMemo hating SuperMemo!]

Latest revision as of 12:56, 3 October 2020

SuperMemo will help you learn faster!

It is enough that you spend 3 minutes reading this page to be able to begin learning with SuperMemo!

For a good start, you only need two options:

  1. Add new - to add new questions and answers to SuperMemo (keyboard: Alt+A)
  2. Learn - to review the material that you want to remember (keyboard: Ctrl+L)

SuperMemo: Adding new questions and answers at the Beginner Level

Figure: Adding new questions and answers in SuperMemo at the Beginner level

Start learning now! Initially you may doubt the power of SuperMemo. Trust it for 1-2 weeks and you will begin to understand it better. Add at least 50-100 questions-answer pairs related to your job, your life, or your interests. See how SuperMemo schedules the material for review. See how your memory gets a boost from reviewing that material.

Summary: The ABC of SuperMemo

Option Learn will ask you to review your material only after a few days. For that reason, spend your first days on adding new material for learning

Important reading