How It Works

Brainscape's Confidence-Based Repetition technique is scientifically proven to help you learn more efficiently than ever before.

Flashcards on Steroids

Over 800 academic studies have proven the efficiency of spaced repetition. But nobody has ever made it as personalized as Brainscape.

Active Recall

Think of the answer in your head Active recall


Rate your confidence Metacognition

Spaced Repetition

A customized stream of cards to help you learn faster Spaced repetition

Increase In Retention

After studying for 30 minutes with:

Retention graph

Based on a study at Columbia University; people studied 30 mins, then took a post-test


Find Great Flashcards
Browse thousands of classes created by publishers, teachers, and students
Create Great Flashcards
Use easy authoring tools on both our website and our mobile & tablet app
Study Progressively
Learn faster using Brainscape's “smart flashcards” repetition system
Collaborate with Classmates
Manage editing permissions to help spread the work among multiple students
Share Your Class
Post a link to your class on your class website, or tweet it to the rest of the world
Bulk Upload Entire Decks
Import dozens of text-based flashcards at once, using a two-column .csv file
Upload Media
Easily add images, animations, and sounds to your flashcards
Format Beautiful Content
Transform boring text using bold, italics, bullets, numbered lists, & other HTML tweaks
Track Students' Progress
Monitor the participation and mastery of all students in a shared class
Navigate Your Content
Easily flip through cards, search for specific cards, or view whole decks in “print preview”
Benchmark Your Progress
Compare your commitment levels with friends and with learners around the world
Bookmark Your Cards
Mark specific flashcards to review later with a teacher or tutor