On Friday, 29 September the BBC broadcast a short report on false memory and the Carol Felstead case. Carol’s father, Joseph, contributes to the report, as does Kevin Felstead, the Communications Director of the BFMS, and Dr Julia Shaw of the Department of Psychology at University College London.
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By Frederick Crews. Publisher: Macmillan USA. Date: 2017. Possibly the most devastating critique of Freud ever published. Frederick Crews analyses Freud, his doctrines, and his working methods. His conclusion is that Freud was a charlatan.
Chris French will be presenting a talk at The Albany on 28 September, entitled ‘The Truth About the Satanic Panic and Other Modern Myths’.
By Dan Josefsson. Publisher: Portobello Books Limited. Date: 2015. Perhaps the most extraordinary case in Swedish legal history – the story of the man who confessed to mass murders he did not commit.
Many people find it difficult to believe that memories held by themselves or others can be changed or modified dramatically by third parties.
Beatrice, Nebraska was the location for what was probably the most extraordinary case of proven false memory in America’s history:
By: C.J. Brainerd and V.F.Reyna. Publisher: Oxford University Press USA. Date: 2005. A decade or so of intensive research on false memory has revealed much that is not well understood outside the circles of scientists who specialize in such research. However, this research has produced findings that have major implications…
Wired magazine has recently published an article on how memory research can be applied to criminal cases to distinguish between reliable and non-reliable memories.
At the end of last month a special BBC Crimewatch programme with a helpline invited callers to report non-recent sexual offence, and on the same day (February 27) the first public hearing of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) was held.
Kato Harris knew he wanted to be a teacher from the age of 16. Helping pupils fulfil their potential was one of his driving ambitions.