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PEER Highlights

From: Patricia Mason <pmason@ee.net>
Date: Wed, 6 Jan 1999 23:10:19 -0500
Fwd Date: Thu, 07 Jan 1999 00:00:43 -0500
Subject: PEER Highlights


>From PEER See: http://www.peer-mack.org/

1998 Highlights

Completed data analysis on the largest, most comprehensive
psychological study to date of the alien abduction phenomenon,
an 80-subject comparison which found that alien abduction
experiences cannot be explained away as personality disorders.

Presented research and clinical data to general and professional
audiences around the country, including clinicians and residents
at Harvard Medical School, facilitating a more open and complex
understanding of anomalous experiences among future doctors and
therapists.

Completed Phase II of a pilot study exploring multiple witness
reports of UFO sightings and abduction experiences.

Hosted the Star Wisdom conference: a two-day gathering which
brought together members of the clinical and scientific
communities, Native American elders who have connections to
'star people', and individuals experiencing alien abduction.

Responded with resources, referrals, and consultations to more
than 420 requests from individuals describing anomalous
experiences and mental health professionals looking for a better
understanding of what their clients are experiencing.

Launched a web page to offer current research and resources to
as many people as possible: www.peer-mack.org/.

Responded to numerous requests from the media for clear and
balanced information about extraordinary experiences, including
NBC and National Public Radio.

Received research grants from three respected foundations: the
Fetzer Institute, the Lifebridge Foundation, and the National
Institute for Discovery Science (NIDS).

1999 Preview

Launching a study group of leading scientists and clinicians to
fashion next steps in a responsible exploration of anomalous
experiences.

Publishing a new issue of 'PEER Perspectives' to provide
up-to-date information and dialogue about extraordinary
experiences.

Releasing the first in a series of PEER videos: John Mack and
Budd Hopkins in 'A Dialogue on the Alien Abduction Experience'.


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