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Memory tricks


You probably already use a few tricks to boost your memory. For example - answer this question in under 4 seconds …

 

  How many days are there in May?
 

 

Did you go through the rhyme '30 days have September, April, June and November, all the rest have 31 except for February …' ?

 

This type of memory aid is called a mnemonic.

 

Mnemonics make it easier for your memory to recall information by creating rhymes, sentences or bizarre imagery to jog your memory.


Here are some more . . .

 

Colours of the rainbow

  Richard Of York Gave Battle In Vain
 


Planets (starting with closest to the sun)

  My Very Easy Method Just Speeds Up Naming Planets
 

 

The seven deadly sins

  WASPLEG
 

 

Ruling houses of England

  No Plan Like Yours To Study History Wisely
 

 

Biological classification

  Kings Play Chess On Fine Grain Sand
 

 

Maths: Sines and tangents

  SOHCAHTOA
 

 

The five American Great Lakes

  HOMES
 

 

Points of the compass

  Never Eat Shredded Wheat
 

 



 


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