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Memory: peg word method - Enhancing retrieval and memory - Diploma in Psychology
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Peg word method
Peg word method - also uses imagery or visualisation to recall information. Information to be remembered is hung on mental 'pegs'. They are:
• One is a bun
• Two is a shoe
• Three is a tree
• Four is a door
• Five is a hive
• Six is sticks
• Seven is heaven
• Eight is a gate
• Nine is a line
• Ten is a hen
You then associate the items to be remembered with the pegs. For example, if you needed to remember the words cat, cup and fish you might imagine a cat eating a bun, a shoe sitting in a cup and a fish hanging from a branch of a tree.