Your Amazing Prehistoric Memory
Lecture no. 1 from the course: Scientific Secrets for a Powerful Memory
Taught by Professor Peter M. Vishton | 33 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Professional Development Courses
Discover how remarkable your memory ability can be and get an introduction to some of the fascinating ways you can transform your average memory into an excellent one. After a quick memory test to set the stage, Professor Vishton introduces you to one of the most basic ways your memory can encode information: the Major System. With this strategy, you’ll learn how to encode numbers into words and then into distinct images that can help you recall the numerical information whenever you like. You’ll also explore the prehistoric roots of why we think the way we do.