Scientific and scholarly articles about UFOs

Scientific and scholarly articles about UFOs


 

The ufological world was all agog recently when it was announced that an article about UFOs was being published in a peer-reviewed academic journal.

Amazing! Remarkable! Notable! Unprecedented!

Uh – no.

Despite what you may have heard from skeptics and believers alike, science has taken the subject of UFOs seriously on many, many occasions. Dozens of scholarly and academic articles have appeared in peer-reviewed journals all along, with apparently little notice or interest.

Admittedly, many of these articles looked at ufology in a less than positive light, but a considerable number regarded the subject quite seriously and as a topic of scientific curiosity, if not interest and with relevance to many scientific realms.

I started working on a list of academic articles about UFOs some time ago, and I dusted it off (virtually) when the interest in the recent scientific article manifested.

A number of people have created lists of these articles over the years, including most notably Barry Greenwood’s “Union Catalog” of UFO articles. Isaac Koi has a very good list of academic journal articles, and I have added to my own list from his excellent resource.

The following is my list, which is as complete as I could get at this time. I have provided links to online versions of the articles whenever possible, although some links will require institutional memberships to view the articles in full. 

The list is for articles about UFOs, but you will note that I have included some articles on UFO-ish phenomena as well, with discretion.

Also, the list does not include book reviews, editorial comments, news briefs and incidental notes, although I allowed a few in the list for their significance. So, while references to things in major journals such as Nature and Science could have been included dozens and dozens of times, these were not really “peer-reviewed academic or scholarly articles.”

Oh, and I did not include articles from the Journal of Scientific Exploration nor the Journal of UFO Studies. While certainly peer-reviewed, these journals are not in the scientific mainstream community, and I wanted to create a list that showed that scientists outside of the ufology community have published such articles.

I used APA style, with a slight modification here and there for consistency. (I know there are many punctuation typos, so I’m working on that.) I also need to italicize the journal titles.

And yes, I am sure I missed some. This page will be updated as more articles are brought to my attention, and as future articles are published. (Which they certainly will be.)

Many thanks to Isaac for his work and assistance in this effort.


 

 

Appelle, S. (1971). On a behavioral
explanation of UFO sightings. Perceptual and motor skills, 32(3), 994. https://doi.org/10.2466/pms.1971.32.3.994

 

Ashworth, C. E. (1980).
Flying saucers, spoon-bending and Atlantis: A structural analysis of new
mythologies. The Sociological Review, 28(2), 353-376.
https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1111/j.1467-954X.1980.tb00369.x

 

Bader, C. D. (1995). The
UFO contact movement from the 1950s to the present. Studies in Popular Culture,
17(2), 73-90.
https://www.jstor.org/stable/23413704

 

Bader, C. D. (2003). Supernatural
support groups: Who are the UFO abductees and ritual-abuse survivors? Journal
for the Scientific Study of Religion, 42(4), 669–678.
http://www.jstor.org/stable/1387914

 

Balch, Robert W. and Taylor,
David. (1977). Seekers and saucers: The role of the cultic milieu in joining a UFO
cult. American Behavioral Scientist, 20(6), pp. 839–860.

 

Banaji, M. R., and
Kihlstrom, J. F. (1996). The ordinary nature of alien abduction memories.
Psychological Inquiry, 7(2), 132-135.
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1207/s15327965pli0702_3

 

Bartholomew, R. E. (1991).
The quest for transcendence: An ethnography of UFOs in America. Anthropology of
Consciousness, 2(1‐2), 1-12. https://anthrosource.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1525/ac.1991.2.1-2.1

 

Biasco, F., and Nunn, K.
(2000). College students’ attitudes toward UFOs. College Student Journal,
34(1), 96-100.
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Bisson C, and Persinger M.A.
(1993). Geophysical variables and behavior: LXXV. Possible increased incidence
of brain tumors following an episode of luminous phenomena. Perceptual and
Motor Skills, 77(3_suppl), 1088-1090.
https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.2466/pms.1993.77.3f.1088

 

Bowers, K. S., and
Eastwood, J. D. (1996). On the edge of science: Coping with UFOlogy
scientifically. Psychological Inquiry, 7(2), 136-140.
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1207/s15327965pli0702_4

 

Bridgstock, M. (1982). A
sociological approach to fraud in science. The Australian and New Zealand
Journal of Sociology, 18(3), 364-383.

 

Bullard, T. E. (1989). UFO
abduction reports: the supernatural kidnap narrative returns in technological
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https://www.jstor.org/stable/540677

 

Callahan, P. S., &
Mankin, R. W. (1978). Insects as unidentified flying objects. Applied optics,
17(21), 3355-3360.

 

Chequers, J., Joseph, S.,
and Diduca, D. (1997). Belief in extraterrestrial life, UFO-related beliefs,
and schizotypal personality. Personality and Individual Differences, 23(3),
519-521.
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0191886997800189

 

Clamar, A. (1988). Is it
time for psychology to take UFOs seriously? Psychotherapy in Private Practice,
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Clamar, A. (1988). Symposium:
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Clancy, S. A., et. al. (2002).
Memory distortion in people reporting abduction by aliens. Journal of Abnormal
Psychology, 111(3), 455.

 

Clark, S. E., and Loftus,
E. F. (1996). The construction of space alien abduction memories. Psychological
Inquiry, 7(2), 140-143.
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1207/s15327965pli0702_5

 

Cole, G. H. A. (1996).
Thoughts on extraterrestrials prompted by two contributions in a recent issue
of Quarterly Journal. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society, 37,
257.
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Condon, E. U. (1969). UFOs
I have loved and lost. Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 25(10), 6-8.
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00963402.1969.11455289

 

Cook, C. M., and
Persinger, M. A. (2001). Geophysical variables and behavior: XCII. Experimental
elicitation of the experience of a sentient being by right hemispheric, weak
magnetic fields: interaction with temporal lobe sensitivity. Perceptual and
Motor Skills, 92(2), 447-448.

 

Cross, A. (2004). The
flexibility of scientific rhetoric: A case study of UFO researchers.
Qualitative Sociology, 27(1), 3-34.
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1023/B:QUAS.0000015542.28438.41

 

Crowe, R. A., and Miura,
C. K. (1995). Challenging pseudoscientific beliefs: Surveying evidence for
exotic claims. Psychological reports, 77(3_suppl), 1263-1282.
https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.2466/pr0.1995.77.3f.1263

 

Crumbaugh, J. C. (1959).
ESP and flying saucers: A challenge to parapsychologists. American
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Curtis, E. (2016). Science
and technology in Elijah Muhammad’s Nation of Islam 
astrophysical disaster,
genetic engineering, UFOs, white apocalypse, and black resurrection. Nova Religio:
The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions, 20(1), 5–31.

 

Davis, Lorraine. (1988). A
Comparison of UFO and Near-Death Experiences as Vehicles for the Evolution of
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Derr J.S, and Persinger M.A.
(1993). Geophysical variables and behavior: LXXVI. Seasonal hydrological load
and regional luminous phenomena (UFO reports) within river systems, the
Mississippi Valley test. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 77(3_suppl), 1163-1170.
https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.2466/pms.1993.77.3f.1163

 

Devereux, P., McCartney,
P. and Robins, D. (1983). Bringing UFOs down to earth. New Scientist, (1
September), 627-630.

 

Dewan, W. J. (2006).
” A saucerful of secrets”: an interdisciplinary analysis of UFO
experiences. Journal of American Folklore, 184-202.
https://www.jstor.org/stable/4137923

 

Dodd, A. (2018). Strategic
ignorance and the search for extraterrestrial 
intelligence: Critiquing
the discursive segregation of UFOs from scientific inquiry. Astropolitics, 16(1),
75-95.
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14777622.2018.1433409

 

Eghigian, G. (2014). ‘A
transatlantic buzz’: flying saucers, extraterrestrials and America in postwar
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https://link.springer.com/article/10.1080/14794012.2014.928032

 

Eghigian, G. (2014). The
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Eghigian, G. (2015). Making
UFOs make sense: Ufology, science, and the history of their mutual mistrust. Public
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Escola-Gascon, Alex, O’Neill,
Mary, and Gallifa, Josep. (2021). Beliefs and opinions about the existence of
life outside the earth: The UFO Experiences Questionnaire (UFO-Q). Social
Sciences & Humanities Open, 3(1), 100124.
https://www.sciencedirect.com/journal/social-sciences-and-humanities-open/vol/3/issue/1

 

Espírito Santo, D., and
Vergara, A. (2020). The possible and the impossible: reflections on evidence in
Chilean ufology. Antípoda. Revista de Antropología y Arqueología, (41),
125-146.
https://revistas.uniandes.edu.co/doi/full/10.7440/antipoda41.2020.06

 

Forrest, D. V. (2008).
Alien abduction: A medical hypothesis. Journal of the American Academy of
Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry, 36(3), 431-442.
https://guilfordjournals.com/doi/abs/10.1521/jaap.2008.36.3.431

 

Fournier, N. M., and
Persinger, M. A. (2004). Geophysical variables and behavior: C. Increased
geomagnetic activity on days of commercial air crashes attributed to computer
or pilot error but not mechanical failure. Perceptual and motor skills,
98(3_suppl), 1219-1224.

 

Freitas Jr, R. A., &
Valdes, F. (1980). A search for natural or artificial objects located at the
Earth-Moon libration points. Icarus, 42(3), 442-447.

 

Fuller, B.A.G. (1952).
Flying saucers. The Journal of Philosophy. 49(17), Aug. 14, 1952, 545-559. https://www.pdcnet.org/jphil/content/jphil_1952_0049_0017_0545_0559

 

Gamboa, M. (2021).
Spiritual pilgrimages and UFO tourism in Uruguay: the case of La Aurora’s
cattle ranch. International Journal of Tourism Anthropology, 8(2), 162-178.
https://www.inderscienceonline.com/doi/abs/10.1504/IJTA.2021.116093

 

Geppert, A. (2012).
Extraterrestrial encounters: UFOs, science and 
the quest for
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335-362.
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Ghidina, M. J. (2019).
Finding God in grain: Crop circles, rationality, and the construction of
spiritual experience. Symbolic Interaction, 42(2), 278-300.
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/symb.386

 

Grassi, F., Cocheo, C.,
and Russo, P. (2005). Balls of light: The questionable science of crop circles.
Journal of Scientific Exploration, 19(2), 159-170.
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Gray, R. H. (2015). The
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https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/abs/10.1089/ast.2014.1247

 

Greenwood, B., and
Davidson-Arnott, R. G. (2020). Tidal monitoring of a barrier breach: The mysterious
case of the unidentified flying object (UFO). Journal of Coastal Research,
101(sp1), 56-61.
https://doi.org/10.2112/JCR-SI101-013.1

 

Haines, G.K. (1999). CIA’s
role in the study of UFOs, 1947–90: A die‐hard issue. Intelligence and National
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Hall, R. L. (1996).
Escaping the self or escaping the anomaly? Psychological inquiry, 7(2),
143-148.
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1207/s15327965pli0702_6

 

Haselhoff, E. H. (2001).
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http://archiv.fgk.org/01/Eltjo/Haselhoff.pdf

 

Hauge, B, (2010).
Investigation and analysis of transient luminous phenomena in the low
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https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0094576510000329

 

Hayes, M., and Morritt, N.
(2020). Michael W. Burke-Gaffney and the UFO debate in Atlantic Canada,
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Hedervari, P. (1982). Luminous
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Holden, K. J., and French,
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https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13546800244000058

 

Horstemeier, R. (2006).
Flying saucers are real! The US Navy, unidentified flying objects, and the
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Houran, J. (1997).
Tolerance of ambiguity and the perception of UFOs. Perceptual and motor skills,
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Hughes, F. (1967). A
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Hull, J. G. (1996). When
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Hunter, J. (2021). Deep weird:
High strangeness, boggle thresholds and damned data in academic research on
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Hutchison, P. and Strentz,
H. (2019). Journalism versus the flying 
saucers: Assessing the
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Hynek, J.A. (1981). The
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Jellinek, M., Fisman, S.
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Jones, RV. (1968). The
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Karbovnik, D. (2020). Conspiracy
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Lamberg, L. (1997). Belief
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Lamberg, L. (1997). Psychiatrist
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Little, G. L. (1984).
Educational level and primary beliefs about unidentified flying objects held by
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Little, Gregory. L.
(1987). Geophysical variables and behavior: XLV. Review of criticisms of
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Newman, L. S., and
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Newman, L. S., and
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Nolan, G.P., Vallee, J.F.,
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isotopic analysis, applicable to the characterization of unusual materials with
potential relevance to aerospace forensics. Progress in Aerospace Sciences, 128.
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0376042121000907

 

Norman, M. (2017). How UFOs
conquered the world: The history of a 
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106-107.
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Otgaar, H., et al. (2009).
Abducted by a UFO: Prevalence information affects 
young children’s false
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The Journal of Psychology, 101(2), 293-295.

 

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Paiva, G. and Taft, C.
(2012). Cluster formation in Hessdalen lights. Journal of Atmospheric and
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