Our “applied research” generally seeks to develop or optimize assistive technologies (e.g., hearing aids) as well as music-based interventions that may support human communication and emotional well-being. Click here to learn more about our philosophical and methodological approach to research.
Vempala, N., & Russo, F. A. (2015). Toward an empirically derived measure of melodic similarity. Journal of New Music Research. DOI:10.1080/09298215.2015.1080284
Kirchberger, M. J., & Russo, F. A. (2014). Development and validation of the Adaptive Test for the Assessment of Music Perception. Ear and Hearing, 36, 217-228.
Russo, F. A., Vempala, N. N., & Sandstrom, G. M. (2013). Predicting musically induced emotions from physiological inputs: Linear and neural network models. Frontiers in Psychology, 4:468. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00468
Sandstrom, G. M., & Russo, F. A. (2010). Music hath charms: The effects of valence and arousal on the regulation of stress. Music and Medicine, 2, 137-143.
Karam, M., Russo, F. A., & Fels, D. (2009). Designing the model human cochlea: An Ambient crossmodal audio-tactile display. IEEE Transactions on Haptics, 2, 160-169.