Alien Abduction Experiences: Normal Science or Revolutionary Science?
Sunday, May 30, 2010,
10:30 AM - 11:50 AM
Don C. Donderi
Human Factors North Inc
Thomas Kuhn defined “revolutionary science” (the conference theme) as overthrowing existing paradigms (“normal science”) and establishing new ones. The alien abduction experience, accepted in popular culture but dismissed by scientists, motivates this symposium about normal versus revolutionary science in psychology. Four prominent researchers of the abduction phenomenon discuss the issues.