Study Plan

Curated Study Plans for your school


With Study Plans we have the possibility to

  • Adapt the material to your course
  • Guide you through the material in a smart way
  • Give you tools for assessing your knowledge level
  • Make it possible to study with Test Enhanced Learning and Spaced Repetition


We have always focused on the student’s learning path, constantly trying to make it as efficient and engaging as possible.

We found that we needed a way to adapt the material to each school, term and/or class. We solved this with Study Plans: a place where you as a student gather all the material you need to pass the course, adapted to you.

In a Study Plan you can add chapters from several books, just like you add songs from different albums in a music playlist, and remove the chapters that are redundant for your course.


Optimised study flow
We have made it easy to follow the optimal study path: Just read and answer questions!

Read and answer questions

At the bottom of each chapter you will find the Continue-button. This will start a question session on the chapter you have just read. We add questions that you need to repeat to the question session from chapters you have already read, integrating study and repetition.

Press Continue after answering questions to read the next chapter in the Study Plan

After answering questions you can follow the study path of the Study Plan by clicking Continue which will take you to the next chapter.

Assess you knowledge level
By repeating questions as part of your study flow you are constantly assessing your knowledge level and updating the statistics for each chapter in the Study Plan.

Assess your knowledge level in the Study Plan by checking Chapter stats

We give you a detailed breakdown of statistics and time spent on different parts of the Study Plan under the Statistics-tab.

Detailed statistics on questions and study time

Smart repetition
The best way to rehearse knowledge is to answer questions on that knowledge – Test Enhanced Learning. And the most efficient way to select the questions is via Spaced Repetition. We help you in this by selecting the 10 most urgent questions that you are likely to forget when you click on the Smart repetition button in the Study Plan.

Repeat the questions you are most likely to forget with the Smart repetition function

Getting started

The easiest way to get started is to follow an existing Study plan.

Follow an existing Study Plan

If you want to create your own Study Plan it’s as simple as creating one based on a Book, or creating an empty one from scratch.

Get started by copying the chapters of a book to a new Study Plan

If you create the Study Plan and become its owner, you have the ability to add, remove and rearrange chapters. You also have the ability to add Exams as well as text and images to existing chapters. And in the near future you will be able to add questions.

By adding other students as Administrators you can cooperate on managing a Study Plan. And the Invite function gives you the possibility to share it with your classmates.

Questions and feedback

Please contact us if you have any questions or wish to give us feedback!

Study time 2019

Focused study time
Focused study time

2019 we set a record of the total number of study hours in Cortexio! 182 thousand hours were spent studying, that’s a 48% increase compared to 2018.

A student spends an average of 5min 30s on each chapter and 1min 20s on each question. This is what we call focused study time – which is about 15-20% lower than the total time in the system – since we only measure the time a student is actively studying.

Having good precision in the measurement of the time spend studying is important for the research conducted at Cortexio.
We collaborate with researchers at Linnaeus University and UmeƄ University to investigate what successful study patterns in Cortexio look like. We collect a big number of data points during a study session: Reading time, time spent on images and videos, text markings and notes made, time spent answering a question and reviewing the answer, etc. In addition, the researchers have access to a cognitive test that a large number of students voluntarily answered, as well as diagnostic knowledge tests.

Hopefully, the research can form the basis for a more adaptive study experience.

For example, the data we collect is used to:

  • Adjust the relationship between reading time and question time based on the individual’s cognitive profile (currently the distribution between reading time and questions is 50/50)
  • Individualize repetition patterns
  • Customize the difficulty of the questions to the user’s level of knowledge

In the spring of 2020 we will work on improving our interface to repeat questions, please come up with suggestions on how you would like it!

Feedback in Cortexio

Each month we receive hundreds of feedback messages concerning improvements on the content in Cortexio. We have a living material and change it according to new best practices and guidelines in the different educations.

On a single month we receive around 400 feedback messages through the Feedback function. The feedback is always read, and we and the different sites on Cortexio try to reply to as much as possible. Thanks everyone for giving feedback!