Introduction

SuperMemo will help you learn faster! It is enough that you now spend 3 minutes reading this page to be able to begin learning!

For a good start, you only need to use two things:

  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

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.

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

Summary: The ABC of SuperMemo:


Important reading

  • Beginner's FAQ - questions most often asked by SuperMemo beginners
  • Beginner's FAQ Wiki - frequently asked questions that you can edit and add your own
  • 25 steps 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 copy - to make sure you never lose your learning investment, you must learn how to back up your learning material!
  • Starting your first SuperMemo collection - ABC of SuperMemo by Antimoon.com
  • Introduction to SuperMemo for Windows - ABC of SuperMemo written by two Irish teenagers
  • SuperMemo Decalog - SuperMemo beginners tend to make the same mistakes. This text will help you avoid these mistakes and enjoy efficient learning
  • 20 rules of formulating knowledge - the way you put your questions and answers together may determine the degree of your success
  • Incremental reading - adding questions and answers is the "old way" in SuperMemo. The new way is "incremental reading". Incremental reading is slightly more complex and requires more experience. However, it is by far the best way to learn new material imported from the Internet
  • SuperMemopedia - Encyclopedia of SuperMemo written by users of SuperMemo