Is there a scientific explanation for the alien abduction phenomenon? Is there a link between nocturnal alien visitations and the many similar stories that have been passed down by various cultures throughout history. What is it about the appearance of those grey, teardrop headed aliens that people find so compelling? Find out all this and more, on this episode of Minding the Brain.
Jim Davies: Creating Compelling Creatures
Elizabeth Loftus: How reliable is your memory?
Barney Hill’s Sketch Compared with The Outer Limits
The Cultural Background of UFO Abduction Reports
Abduction by Aliens or Sleep Paralysis?