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Uta Wolfe

Associate Professor of Psychology
Degree
Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Office
JRC LL06
Phone
(651) 962-5031
Mail
JRC LL56
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

Dr. Wolfe completed her B.A. in Psychology and her Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Minnesota and her postdoctoral training at New York University. Before coming to St. Thomas in 2009, Dr. Wolfe was tenured at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in New York.  Her current academic interests include multi-sensory integration (the interaction between the senses) and visual guidance of movement, and pedagogy of neuroscience and psychology.  Her research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke) and has been published in periodicals such as Journal of Neuroscience, Journal of Neurophysiology and Perception and Psychophysics. Her recent discovery of a new multi-sensory illusion, first published in Perception and Psychophysics, has also been featured on several popular science blogs, such as The Cognitive Daily.

Fall 2017 Courses

Fall 2017 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
PHED 101 - 03 Yoga for Therapy - - W - - - - 1525 - 1710 OEC 209
CRN: 42219 2 Credit Hours Instructor: Uta Wolfe This course examines the application of yoga to the treatment of mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, trauma, eating disorders, etc. While the book focuses on depression, the principles outlined apply to other mental disorders as well. You will be introduced to the theory and philosophy of yoga, the clinical evidence of yoga’s benefits, and, most importantly, the personal experience of the effects of various yoga approaches in your own life. The emphasis of this course is on your first-hand experience of yoga. Class periods will consist in a discussion and lecture section on a relevant aspect of yoga, and a 60-75-minute yoga session in which you will experience the yogic aspect first-hand.

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Location Time Day(s)
PSYC 212 - D02 Research Methods in Psychology - - - R - - - 1730 - 1915 JRC LL45
CRN: 40423 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Uta Wolfe If you register for this course, you are required to take the linked lab 212-D52 (CRN 40424). NO EXCEPTIONS! This is a BLENDED COURSE: Our lecture meeting time is reduced because you will perform about 50% of the work independently and online. BEFORE deciding to register for the class, please consider that this will require good time management skills and a high ability to work independently. Prerequisites: PSYC 111 and Stat 220 (QMCS 220 or IDTH 220).

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Location Time Day(s)
PSYC 212 - D52 Research Methods in Psyc/Lab - - - R - - - 1515 - 1715 JRC LL45
CRN: 40424 0 Credit Hours Instructor: Uta Wolfe Research designs and problems, with emphasis on operationalization of concepts, development of hypotheses, specific research designs, sources of error, literature reviews, data collection, data analysis and use of APA format. Prerequisites: PSYC 111 and STAT 220 (QMCS 220 or IDTH 220) View Online Printable Schedule

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PSYC 389 - 01 Comp Cog: Humpbacks in Hawai'i See Details * *
CRN: 43186 2 Credit Hours Instructor: Uta Wolfe

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JRC LL451715-194513 Sep '17
JRC LL451715-194504 Oct '17
JRC LL451715-194525 Oct '17
JRC LL451715-194508 Nov '17
JRC LL451715-194529 Nov '17
JRC LL451715-194520 Dec '17

J-Term 2018 Courses

J-Term 2018 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location

Spring 2018 Courses

Spring 2018 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
PHED 101 - 07 Yoga for Therapy - - - R - - - 1730 - 1915
CRN: 21676 2 Credit Hours Instructor: Uta Wolfe A physical activity course that will cover planned, structured and repetitive instruction to improve or maintain one or more components of physical fitness. These activity courses are also designed to improve proficiency in a selected physical activity. Students will learn basic skills, strategy and rules of the activity. Students will also learn how physical fitness can contribute to personal lifelong health and wellness through assessment, monitoring and discipline. There will be a written test(s) along with proficiency test(s) depending on the type of physical activity. Credits may be earned twice (for a maximum of 4 credits) under this number for different activities. For further descriptions, please see the Online Printable Schedule. View Online Printable Schedule

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Location Time Day(s)
PSYC 212 - D02 Research Meth in Psych - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 JRC LL45
CRN: 20267 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Uta Wolfe If you register for this course, you are required to take the linked lab 212-D52 (CRN 20268). NO EXCEPTIONS! This is a BLENDED COURSE: Our lecture meeting time is reduced because you will perform about 50% of the work independently and online. BEFORE deciding to register for the class, please consider that this will require good time management skills and a high ability to work independently. Prerequisites: PSYC 111 and Stat 220 (QMCS 220 or IDTH 220).

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PSYC 212 - D52 Research Meth in Psych/Lab - - - R - - - 1315 - 1515 JRC LL45
CRN: 20268 0 Credit Hours Instructor: Uta Wolfe Research designs and problems, with emphasis on operationalization of concepts, development of hypotheses, specific research designs, sources of error, literature reviews, data collection, data analysis and use of APA format. Prerequisites: PSYC 111 and STAT 220 (QMCS 220 or IDTH 220) View Online Printable Schedule

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