Alleged "Ufo" "Abductions" are only HALLUCINATIONS.

Kevin Spencer kspencer at s.psych.uiuc.edu
Thu Feb 6 13:50:00 EST 1997


Just when bionet.neuroscience was getting boringly scientific...

cyrano at twics.com (Claude de Contrecoeur*) writes:

>The USA has been submerged by bizarre accounts of "Ufo abductions"
>since the publishing of a book called "The Interrupted journey",more
>than 20 years ago.

>This  book gave the impetus for others to believe in such crazy
>stories...
>Movies such as the grotesque and childhish "X-Files" only spread these
>delusions.

>"Ufo" "abduction" became popular folklore in the USA,a country where
>some people have lots of difficulties to distinguish between reality
>and their imagination!

Says someone posting from the UK... home of the Piltdown Man, Loch Ness
monster, House of Windsor, etc.

>The scientific study of hallucinations and consciousness(see:

>http://dog.net.uk/claude     )

>demonstrate that purported alien abductions are only hallucinatory
>phenomena.
>ALL "abductions" reports are misinterpreted phenomena
>hallucinatory in nature.

What about Bigfoot sightings?  Explain those!

[snip]

Needing more coffee today,
Kevin
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Kevin Spencer
Cognitive Psychophysiology Laboratory and Beckman Institute
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
kspencer at p300.cpl.uiuc.edu
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