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Frank Russo

  • PhD
  • Professor
  • Ryerson University
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Frank Russo is a professor of Psychology at Ryerson University and an affiliate scientist at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute. He studies the biological, cognitive, and social bases of emotional communication, especially music and vocal-facial expression. He also leads research designed to optimize music-based interventions and technologies that show potential for supporting emotional communication and wellbeing.

Recent publications

  • Maternal Vocal Interactions with Infants: Reciprocal Visual Influences

    • Trehub S
    • Plantinga J
    • Russo F
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  • Music and memory in Alzheimer's disease and the potential underlying mechanisms

    • Peck K
    • Girard T
    • Russo F
    • et al.
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Professional experience


Ryerson University

August 2006 - Present