False Memories

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BBC News Item on False Memory – Carol Felstead Case

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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How to Hack Memories

Many people find it difficult to believe that memories held by themselves or others can be changed or modified dramatically by third parties.



The Science of False Memory

The Science of False Memory – Book Review

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…