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Mental Imagery Expert to Speak at Creighton

Mental Imagery Expert to Speak at Creighton

Marquette University psychology professor Anees A. Sheikh, Ph.D., will present “Healing: East and West – the Role of Imagination in Health and Happiness” at noon on Friday, Nov. 19. The talk will be held in conference room 3023 of the Mike and Josie Harper Center located at 602 N. 20th St.

The lecture is free and open to the public. An Asian buffet lunch will be provided at the event.

Sheikh received his doctorate in psychology from the University of Western Ontario in 1965. He is a professor in and former chair of the Department of Psychology at Marquette University and clinical professor of psychiatry and behavioral medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

He has written 16 books on book on imagery and related topics along with numerous journal articles and book chapters. He is past president of the American Association for the Study of Mental Imagery and is internationally recognized for his contributions to the field of imagery.

The event is jointly presented by the Asian World Center and the Werner Institute for Negotiation and Dispute Resolution. It is part of a series of lectures aimed at bringing leading scholars and prominent individuals to Creighton University to share their insights and experiences with scholars, policy makers, business leaders and the general public.

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