Spaced repetition

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Spaced repetition is a learning technique based on increasing intervals of time between subsequent review of the learned material. Spaced repetition makes use of the spacing effect. Alternative names include expanding rehearsal, graduated intervals, repetition spacing, repetition scheduling, spaced retrieval and expanded retrieval.

Spaced repetition has been pioneered by SuperMemo (starting in 1982), and has originally been known as the SuperMemo method.

See: Who invented spaced repetition?

This Glossary entry is used to illustrate concepts related to learning technology: SuperMemo

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