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How to have a brilliant memory

Susannah Hickling / 07 November 2017

From recalling important dates to giving a great speech without notes, you can boost your memory dramatically using mnemonics, says Susannah Hickling.

Use pegwords to pin down information

Psychologist Dr Andy Johnson, an expert in short-term memory at Bournemouth University, recommends the rhyming ‘pegwords’ method to remember a list of items or sequence of numbers, such as

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