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Abducted : how people come to believe they were kidnapped by aliens

Author: Susan A Clancy
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. ; London : Harvard University Press, 2007.
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How could anyone believe he or she was abducted by aliens? Or want to believe it? To answer these questions, the author interviewed and evaluated "abductees" - old and young, male and female,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan A Clancy
ISBN: 9780674024014 067402401X
OCLC Number: 77796120
Notes: Originally published: 2005.
Description: viii, 179 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction --
How do you wind up studying aliens? --
How do people come to believe they were abducted by aliens? --
Why do I have memories if it didn't happen? --
Why are abduction stories so consistent? --
Who gets abducted? --
If it didn't happen, why would I want to believe it did?
Responsibility: Susan A. Clancy.

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"[Clancy] describes not only what she has learned about the psychology of this bizarre phenomenon but also what she has learned about herself carrying out her research. Her book is a delight." - Read more...

 
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