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Remember Any Number With the Major Memory System

Remember Any Number With the Major Memory System
Did you ever want to be able to recite pi up to 22,500 decimal digits? As for me, I never felt attracted to that sort of stuff. But remembering phone numbers, passwords, PINs, birthdays and all sorts of everyday numbers — that’s something I resonate with! Meet the Major memory system, one of the most powerful techniques around for memorizing numbers. If you think you could use a boost to your memory, or just want to jog your brain a little, here’s a great way to do it. (And yes, you’ll also be able to pull off the pi digits stunt if that’s what catches your fancy.) How the Major Memory System Works Our brains are notoriously poor at memorizing numbers. And that’s what the Major system is about: converting abstract, dull numbers into vivid, striking images. The Major Memory System in 3 Steps 1. The heart of the Major system — and the key to convert numbers to images and vice-versa — is a 10-item mnemonic table. As an example, let’s take the (in)famous number 42. 2. Now for the fun part. 3.

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Remembering Numbers - The Phonetic Number System to Easily Memorize Numbers Remembering numbers is hard. But if you want to build a great memory, you need a way to memorize them. Fortunately, there is a memory trick you can use for long numbers. It's called the Phonetic Number system (or Major system). It was developed over 300 years ago and is one of the most powerful of the memory systems that use imagination and association. Why is remembering numbers important? Mnemonics and memory improvement / Pegging and memory The system of pegging that I will be outlining over the course of the next few pages, is one of the most important techniques that has so far been developed in the field of Mnemonics, since the discipline was first practised during the time of the ancient Greeks. Second only to the system of linking in its overall usefulness. A version of pegging was first put forward by a man named Stanislaus Mink von Wennsshein, around the year 1648. Since then the technique has been modified extensively by a number of researchers in the field. Notably by the Englishman Dr Richard Gray, in the year 1730. In more recent times the memory experts Harry Lorayne and Tony Buzan, amongst others, have modified the system further.

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The Major System Peg Words One of the really poweful uses of the Major System is as a sort of memory pegboard. As part of your Major System, you create a list of 100 peg words that can then be used as memory hooks to 'hang' anything on. As with virtually all memory work, it works by association. In other words, once you're familiar with your peg words (really familiar, that is!), they become incredibly useful to you, because you can then associate things with the pegs, just as though you're hanging them on memory hooks on a pegboard. Maintenance mode Using memory techniques can get complicated when you want to memorize a lot of different information. Memory godfather Tony Buzan came up with the idea of putting your major system into a matrix and stretching it that way up to 10.000 combinations. Frank Gazerro is making his debut as an author for Memory-Sports.com by writing this article for you.

Mnemonic major system The Major System (also called the phonetic number system, phonetic mnemonic system, or Herigone's mnemonic system) is a mnemonic technique used to aid in memorizing numbers. The system works by converting numbers into consonant sounds, then into words by adding vowels. The system works on the principle that images can be remembered more easily than numbers. The system[edit] Mon (et votre) cerveau raciste Associer minorités et criminalité est irrationnel, injuste et... parfaitement normal. Le journaliste Juan Williams a déclaré au présentateur Bill O'Reilly [NDLE: polémiste très conservateur travaillant à Fox News] que voir des musulmans dans les aéroports le rendait nerveux. Ce qui lui a valu sans ambages d’être taxé de sectarisme [NDLE: et d’être limogé par la radio NPR]. Mais l’association faite par Williams entre innocents musulmans et les auteurs des attentats du 11-Septembre avait moins à voir avec le sectarisme —en tout cas, tel qu’il est d’usage de le définir— qu’avec le fonctionnement normal de son cerveau. Si vous vivez aux États-Unis à l’ère post-11-Septembre et que vous ne faites pas un minimum de lien entre musulmans et terrorisme, quelque chose ne tourne pas rond chez vous.

Major System Trainer (Memory Encoding Techniques) Note that this page is devoted to the Major System Trainer. If you are unfamiliar with the system itself then please check out the Major System page first The trainer presented here (see the bottom row of links in the navigation) helps you in choosing a set of words that fit the rules of the Major System and in training on the digits and words of the system.

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