Dr James Ost was a BFMS Advisory Board member who died in 2019. The following article was written in tribute to his work for the BFMS and was published in the academic journal ‘Memory’.
Dr Kevin Felstead, the Director of Communications for the BFMS, speaks to Dr Lawrence Patihis, Senior Lecturer at Portsmouth University, about the Carol Felstead case, the nature of memory – including false and malleable memories – the damage harmful therapy does to its patients, and the nature of trauma.
The BFMS Director of Communications, Dr Kevin Felstead, was a guest on Voice of Islam Radio on Friday, 21 September 2018.
The FACT (Falsely Accused Carers and Teachers) Spring Conference took place in Birmingham on 12 May 2018.
The Communications Director of the BFMS, Dr Kevin Felstead, gave a speech at a TEDx conference held at Newcastle University earlier this year, discussing some of the key aspects of his sister’s case.
Dr Kevin Felstead, Director of Communications, spoke to Andy Peacher of Freedom Talk Radio UK on 15 March 2018.
BBC World Service, The Why Factor – Hypnosis: Why Would Anyone Allow a Stranger to Access Their Mind? On Monday, 12 February 2018, the BBC World Service transmitted a programme in the documentary series, The Why Factor, entitled ‘Hypnosis: Why Would Anyone Allow a Stranger to Access Their Mind?’
BBC London broadcast a report on the Carol Felstead case on Friday, 29 September. The short news item covered the issue of false memories being implanted by therapists, and has contributions from Joseph Felstead (Carol’s father), Dr Kevin Felstead (Carol’s brother, and the BFMS Director of Communications) and Dr Julia…
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.
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.