Unusual Phenomena

alien abduction We have also studied unusual phenomena, such as isolated sleep paralysis, and people who report recovered memories of space alien abduction and memories recovered from their previous lives.

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McNally, R. J., Lasko, N. B., Clancy, S. A., Macklin, M. L., Pitman, R. K., & Orr, S. P. (2004). Psychophysiological responding during script-driven imagery  in people reporting abduction by space aliens.  Psychological Science, 15, 493-497.

McNally, R. J., & Clancy, S. A. (2005). Sleep paralysis, sexual  abuse, and space alien abduction. Transcultural Psychiatry42, 113-122.

Meyersburg, C. A., Bogdan, R., Gallo, D. A., & McNally, R. J. (2009). False memory propensity in people reporting recovered memories of past lives. Journal of Abnormal Psychology118, 399-404.

McNally, R. J. (2012). Explaining “memories” of space alien abduction and past lives: An experimental psychopathology approach. Journal of Experimental Psychopathology3, 2-16

Meyersburg, C. A., Carson, S. H., Mathis, M. B., & McNally, R. J. (2014). Creative histories: Memories of past lives and measures of creativity. Psychology of ConsciousnessTheory, Research, and Practice, 1, 70- 81.