Keep the memories flying: funding false memory in the UK

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In the UK a registered charity called The Odin Charitable Trust has funded research into memory.

Examples of this research are:-

In 1996 it provided funding for a survey of members of the British False Memory Society carried out at Kings College, London (1)

In 2002 it provided funding for research into the memory of children.(2)

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In 2006 it provided funding for research into clinicians beleifs about abuse, memory and hypnosis (3)

The Odin Charitable Trust is run from the same address as the British False Memory Society (BFMS). (4)

It also provides funding for the BFMS  –  usually around £46,000 per annum

References

(1) In 1993 Odin Charitable Trust funded A Survey of Members of the British False Memory Society By. Gudjonsson, G at Kings College, London. . £16,260 https://kclpure.kcl.ac.uk/portal/en/externalorganisations/odin-charitable-trust(a53bddd9-20ba-48df-b8c3-f412e410ac74)/projects.html?period=allThe

(2) The Odin Charitable Trust ( registed charity ) provided funding for an article that was published in 2002. the article was entitled Inhibiting children’s memory of an interactive event: the effectiveness of a cover-up. It was published in the Journal of Applied Cognitive Pschology. 16: 651-662 ( 2002). The Odin Charitable trust is aknowledged in the article.

(3) In 2006 the Odin trust awarded £9200 to research into Clinicians beleifs about abuse, memory and hypnosis. Appication submitted by Dr James Ost in colaberation with Prof Chris French, Mr Simon Easton, Dr Daniel Wright. Information from the online CV of Dr Chris French.Goldsmiths. University of London. http://www.gold.ac.uk/psychology/staff/french/

(4) See the Trust  annual reports  http://apps.charitycommission.gov.uk/Showcharity/RegisterOfCharities/CharityWithoutPartB.aspx?RegisteredCharityNumber=1027521&SubsidiaryNumber=0

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