Alien Abduction Experience, Part 2


Where do you come from?  cosmin4000/Thinkstock
Where do you come from? cosmin4000/Thinkstock

What are we to make of alien abduction experiences? Scientific investigation points to a barrage of logical explanations for abnormal sensory experience, from sleep paralysis and temporal lobe anomalies to false memory encoding. Interpret it all within the confines of a sci-fi narrative and you have a revealing, kaleidoscopic view of the 20th century zeitgeist in all its wonder, hope, anxiety and yearning. Join Robert and Christian for this Stuff to Blow Your Mind two-part examination of paranormal experience in the space age.

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Barney and Betty Hill hold a book written about their alleged alien abduction experience some six years earlier in rural New Hampshire on September 19, 1961.
Barney and Betty Hill hold a book written about their alleged alien abduction experience some six years earlier in rural New Hampshire on September 19, 1961.
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Topics in this Podcast: Skepticism, aliens, Alien Abductions, psychology