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14 Peg System Memory Training and Creativity for Medical Students

The medical mnemonist podcast featuring Dr. Eric Gantwerker discussing video game mechanics for fostering medical learning.
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14 Peg System Memory Training and Creativity for Medical Students

Why should you learn the peg system? Will it help you with your academic studies? These and other questions and concerns will be covered in today’s episode!

The Peg System is a versatile mnemonic system for remembering small strings of numbers. However, this system can also work to develop your foundational skills for more complex memory techniques.

Here we will cover some of my philosophy on the Peg System, variations to it, and go over two examples of how to implement your pegs in a dynamic way.

Special thanks to this episodes sponsor, CommonBond.

Don’t forget to download the ITB app for iOS.

You can click on the Peg System Table discussed in this episode for your review.

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Chase is an MS, MBA-HA and MD/Ph.Dcandidate. He is the Founder and educator at MedEd University, which he began in 2014 to consolidate free educational resources for his classmates. He is the host of the Medical Mnemonist Podcast, creator of several medical education platforms, and is the CEO of FindARotation.

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