Mnemonic peg system

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The mnemonic peg system, invented by Henry Herdson,[1] is a memory aid that works by creating mental associations between two concrete objects in a one-to-one fashion that will later be applied to to-be-remembered information.[2] Typically this involves linking nouns to numbers and it is common practice to choose a noun that rhymes with the number it is associated with.[2] These will be the pegs of the system. These associations have to be memorized one time and can be applied repeatedly to new information that needs to be memorized.[2]