Difference between revisions of "Incremental reading"

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* [https://www.supermemo.com/help/faq/read.htm Incremental reading FAQ]
* [https://www.supermemo.com/help/faq/read.htm Incremental reading FAQ]
* [[wikipedia:Incremental reading|Incremental reading]] (Wikipedia)
* [[wikipedia:Incremental reading|Incremental reading]] (Wikipedia)
* http://supermemo.guru/wiki/Minimum_definition_of_incremental_reading

Revision as of 04:24, 21 September 2018

Incremental reading is a technique for reading articles and learning/retaining information.

Incremental reading seems to combine several techniques into a package:

  • It uses the regular spaced repetition suite of techniques (spaced repetition and active recall)
  • It mixes learning of new material with review of old material (in particular, one encounters completely new material during incremental reading, unlike a regular spaced repetition flashcard program where each card must be created individually). In other words, the temporal pacing controls both the pacing of new material and of the review.
  • Probably some sort of interleaving where learning/review of different subjects are combined in a single session.
  • Possibly some sort of prioritization process that controls the temporal pacing between subjects.


SuperMemo seems to have the most complete implementation of incremental reading, but there is a plugin for Anki that implements some of the features of incremental reading.

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