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Psychological Studies on ET Contact Experiencers

End Notes, References and Links

Part VI


By Kathleen Marden, BA, MA Edu.

 

End Notes

1.      The entire text of Robert Low’s memo can be found in Appendix A of UFOs? Yes! Where the Condon Committee went Wrong by David R. Saunders and R. Roger Harkins.

2.      Ibid.

3.      Edward Condon, The Scientific Study of Unidentified Flying Objects, Section 2. “Summary of the Study”.

4.      Science, Vol. 170, No. 3958 (Nov. 6, 1970) p. 600.

5.      Conversation between Stanton T. Friedman and Ron Westrum 3/8/2010.

6.      Troy Zimmer, “Belief in UFOs as Alternative Reality, Cultural Rejection or Disturbed Psyche” Deviant Behavior. pp. 412-413.

7.      Ibid. pp. 413 & 417.

8.      G. Ganaway, “Historical Truth Versus Narrative Truth. Clarifying the role of exogenous trauma in the etiology of multiple personality disorder and its variants”. p. 210.

9.   K. Ring and C. Rosing, “The Omega Project: A psychological survey of persons reporting abductions and other UFO encounters”. Journal of UFO Studies. pp. 70-71.

10.  LeLieuvre, Robert, et al. “Omega 3: Revelation or Revolution: A Comparative Study of Abductees Experiences and Community Comparison Control Participants”, April 2010.

11.  Bartholomew, RE, et al. “UFO Abductees and Contactees: Psychopathology or Fantasy proneness?

12.  Luis R. Gonzalez and Alejandro Agostinelli. Biographical profile of Martin Kottmeyer. June 2001.

13.  Estimates range from 25% to 40%.

14.  Katherine Holden and Christopher French, “Alien Abduction Experiences: Some clues from neuropsychology and neuropsychiatry. p. 170.

15.  Rinad Beidas, “Individual Differences in the Formation of False Memories: Is suggestibility a predictive factor?, Colgate University Journal of Sciences. p. 83.

16.  Ibid.pp. 84-85.

17.  Susan A Clancy et al. “Memory Distortion in People Reporting Abduction by Aliens”, American Psychological Society, 2004. p. 456.
18.  Ibid. pp. 457-458.

19.  “Schizotypical Personality Disorder,”
http:// www. Mentalhealth.com/dis1/p21-pe03.html

20.  www.ncbi.nlm.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?CMD=Displat&SDB=pubmed

21.  www.neuro.psychiatryonline.org/cgi/content/full/15/2/168#R468622

22.  www.columbia.edu/cu/ssw/projects/pmap/docs/chmielewski-chapman.pdf

23.  Susan Clancy, Richard McNally, et.al., “Memory Distortion in People Reporting Abduction by Aliens,” Journal of Abnormal Psychology, (Vol. III, No. 3, 2002). p. 457.

24.  Ibid.

25.  Tamara Lagrandeur, Don C. Donderi, Stuart Appelle, Budd Hopkins. “Self-Reported Alien Abductees Remember Consistent Sets of Symbols” Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL, May 13, 2008.

26.  Walter Webb, “A Dramatic Encounter I the White Mountains, NH Sept. 19-20, 1961”.  Confidential NICAP report. 10/26/61.

27.  Quote from Betty’s letter in Marden’s files.


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Kathleen Marden

Kathleen Marden is known around the world for her work as a UFO abduction/ET contact researcher, experiencer rights advocate, author and lecturer. She has 24 years experience in the field. For the past 3 years, she has served as MUFON’s Director of ET Contact Research. In 2012, The Mutual UFO Network named her “Ufologist of the Year.” She is also a member of the Foundation for Research of Extraterrestrial Encounter’s Advisory Board and a consultant to FREE’s Research Subcommittee.

 

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She earned a B.A. degree in social work from the University of New Hampshire in 1971, and participated in graduate studies in education while working as a teacher and education services coordinator. She also has extensive training in hypnosis.

Her interest in UFOs dates back to September 20, 1961, when her aunt, Betty Hill phoned her nearby home to report that she and Barney had encountered a flying saucer in New Hampshire’s White Mountains. A primary witness to the evidence of the UFO encounter and the aftermath, Kathleen has intimate knowledge of the Hill’s biographical histories, personalities, and the previously unpublished historical files pertaining to their sensational story.


 

She is the author of three books, Captured! The Betty and Barney Hill UFO Experience, and Science was Wrong, with nuclear physicist/scientific ufologist Stanton T. Friedman, and The Alien Abduction Files, with Denise Stoner. Additionally, her essays appear in several books. Her articles have been published in the MUFON UFO Journal, Open Minds, and FATE magazines and on several websites. Kathy has appeared in television and radio programs in the US, Canada, Australia and the UK, and has lectured throughout the United States. She is recognized as the world’s leading expert on the Betty and Barney Hill abduction.

 

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Kathleen Marden and Denise Stoner will be Presenting at the Experiencers’ Speak 2015 Conference hosted by Starborn Support

 

 

 

 

 

I will not take the time here to discuss all of the bias, misinformation and misrepresentation in her book, but either [Clancy] is naive and misinformed regarding alien abduction phenomena or she is biased against the evidence. (See referenced critiques by Friedman, Hopkins, Jacobs & Marden)

David M. Jacobs’ Review – Re: Susan Clancy

Stanton Friedman’s Review – Re: Susan Clancy

The Faith Based Science of Susan Clancy

Marden-Stoner Commonalities among Alien Abductees

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