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The Major System
Remembering Very Long Numbers
The Major Memory System is one of the most powerful memory systems available. It takes a lot of time to master but, once learned, is very powerful.
The technique was invented in the 17th century by Johann Just Winckelmann and often forms the basis of some of the extraordinary, almost magical, memory feats performed by stage magicians and memory performers.
The system works by converting number sequences into nouns, nouns into images, and linking images into sequences. These sequences can be very complex and detailed.
How to Use the Major System
The building blocks of the system are the association of the numbers below with the following consonant sounds:...