Forming a Support Image System
Different systems of support images can be created through combination of the described image sequence memorization techniques.
A system of support images must be created in advance; it should be fixed by repeated remembering of its images several days in a row, until an automatic “paging through” of the images is achieved in your imagination. Support images are fixed well if you use them. Training exercises can be recorded multiple times on a newly formed support image system - for example, a sequence of two- and three-digit numbers. Every time you memorize new numbers, the previous ones will automatically be erased from the support images. By performing training exercises, you should not have to fix the memorized data in your memory. You memorize the support images, recall them, and never go back to them. In this case, support images will automatically be cleared after about an hour.
Let us examine several of the most common combinations used to form a system of support images.
The simplest variant. Create a support image system in your memory that only contains the objects selected using the “Cicero” method. If you form a sequence of 100 images, you can already begin training exercises. These images can be used multiple times to memorize words, numbers, letter combinations, and in other training exercises.
A combination of the Cicero method and the method of singling out image parts. If you select images more meticulously according to the instructions provided in the book, you will be able to single out 5 sub-images (image parts) from every image created using the Cicero method.
An example: Suppose one of your images is a refrigerator. Consecutively deconstruct this image in your imagination and imagine every part separately: bread compartment, fridge door, freezer, shelves, and fruit compartment.
If you do the same with each one of the 100 images you arrived at with the Cicero method, your head will contain a support image system that contains 500 elements. Consequently, your memory volume capacities will increase drastically because the volume of memorized information is only limited by the speed of creating connection and the presence of a sufficient number of support images in the memory.
The Cicero method + Well fixed sequence + Singling out image parts
You singled out 5 sub-images in every of the 100 images created with the Cicero method, so you have 500 support images. Now, link a short sequence of random images (containing only 5 images connected using the “Chain” method) to every of the 500 images and, in each of these new images, single out 5 more components.
Let us now calculate the number of support images we have. It seems that we now have 12 sets of 500 support images. Sure, it would be extremely difficult to create this amount of support images at once, so create them gradually. The main hurdle is that none of the support images should be repeated.
For a GMS® user, support images are the same as hard drive volume for a computer. Support images are information carriers in a GMS® user’s head.
You can divide your support images system into different sections. One image section will only be used for short-term memorization like training exercises or to demonstrate memory tricks. Other support images can be reserved for everyday information memorization (phone numbers, addresses, and so on). Yet another portion of images will be used to memorize educational information.
If you fix the necessary information on support images, such support images will not be available for repeated use. Otherwise, the data stored on them would be deleted. Conversely, a strict sequence of support images will make it possible to view the information fixed on them which, in its turn, will ensure the information storage in your brain.
I advise you to create a system of support images and do so before you do anything else. A person without support images is like a computer without a hard drive that has nothing but operational memory.
Principally, a system of support images is a system of brain inner stimulation that renders your memory independent from external stimulating influences. You will always need instantaneous access to the information you require, regardless of external stimuli.
Look at the people around you; watch them. Many do not have a system of brain inner stimulation. Their memory and thinking is easily diverted by any external influence. It is enough to offer a conversation topic, another one, and then the third one for such a person to forget the things he initially wanted to say.
After you understand human memory mechanisms, you will be able to master the mechanisms of neurolinguistic psychology.
- Remember one important rule: every memorization technique is only as efficient as your mastery of it.
You may think that you know how to create support images system. Yet, it is one thing is to know how and another thing to have a support images system containing hundreds or even thousands of images in your memory. Mnemonics users of the Middle Ages could “format” their memory and create up to 300,000 support images in it. As you see, theoretically, the secret of phenomenal memory is simple, but only theoretically.
If you have studied the material in this book closely enough, you can become a student of our school. The Remote Training Study Course consists of five different, but interconnected courses and exercises which provide for gradual increase of volume and complexity of memorized materials. Below, you will find the brief description of each study course.