Interview with Dr. Frank Russo on Ontario Today (February 22, 2019):

Belting out a tune together may be fun but researchers have found that it also reduces pain; prompts kids to share; and improves the lives of people with Parkinson’s, hearing loss, dementia, even aphasia. Open lines with Ryerson music psychologist Frank Russo.


SingWell Canada’s project studies bio-psych-social impact of grouping singing (December 11, 2018):

Reshmi Nair speaks with Dr. Frank Russo, a Professor of Psychology at Ryerson who is studying the effects of group singing, particularly in older adults with communication disorders like Alzheimers and Parkinsons.





Image result for sshrc logoSocial Sciences and Humanities Research Council 2017-18 Partnership Development Grants (May 28, 2018):

Frank Russo receives funding for the project entitled ‘Understanding group singing in older adults from a psychosocial perspective’


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Ryerson University News & Events (May 28, 2018):

Ryerson brings in nearly $1 million in Partnership Development Grants