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comment Can you retain a large number in your head for an extended period of time without distortion?
However, while this can work for memorizing text, words, speechs, lists. For numbers its a lot harder, tiring, and cumbersone. How many associate stories can you make with the nouns/verbs for numbers with repeated digits (eg. 2235544) Difficult to make a story for -Twins and another set of twins lived in a triangle house with .. etc)
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Jeromy and John thank you very much for your response. This is a phenomenal study. Are there any more like it?? From the paper the test patient seemed to use a couple of techniques. First chunking the large numbers into 3-4 digits. This chucking was repetitious. 3 4 3 4 3 4 etc. He associated the numbers with TIME. WOW!!!! Why couldn't I think of that. A Much simpler association and one that everyone can relate too. One technique I tried to employ to remember numbers was to associate each digit with a noun/verbs (eg. 2=twins 3=triangle, 4=glasses 5="a high five".. etc.)
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