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Memory: peg word method - Enhancing retrieval and memory - Diploma in Psychology
Psychology - Memory: peg word method
Peg word method
Peg word method - also uses imagery or visualisation to recall
information. Information to be remembered is hung on mental 'pegs'. They
* 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.