Table 5

Comparison of mean criterion ratings with percentage usage of strategies to indicate how well each memory aid strategy satisfied the universal criteria for a good reminder

StrategyUsage (%)Mean criterion rating*
*The higher the value, the more closely the strategy satisfies the criteria.
Notes and post-its65.11.68
Writing on hand43.81.46
Object positioning41.81.26
Ask others to remind34.91.08
Calendars, timetables31.51.28
Mental checking 8.20.92
Mental rehearsal 6.80.82
Forming associations 6.20.52
Visualising 4.10.72
Clocks and watch alarms 3.40.68