Jeff Bisanz

Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Arts - Psychology Dept


Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Arts - Psychology Dept
(780) 492-5258
P-235 Bio Science - Psychology Wing
11355 - Saskatchewan Drive
Edmonton AB
T6G 2E9


  • Cognitive development, with emphases on mathematical cognition, instruction, and assessment.
  • Community-based research on the development of children and families with the Community-University Partnership for the Study of Children, Youth, and Families.


PSYCO 422/622:  Advanced Topics in Developmental Psychology--Early Child Development and Social Policy (Fall, 2017)

In this combined graduate/undergraduate course we examine the relation between research on early childhood and the development of social policy in the area of early learning and care.


Development of mathematical knowledge in young children: Attentional skill and the use of inversion.
Author(s): Watchorn, R. P. D., Bisanz, J., Fast, L., LeFevre, J., Skwarchuk, S.-L., & Chant-Smith, B.
Publication Date: 2014
Publication: Journal of Cognition and Development

Refining the quantitative pathway of the Pathways to Mathematics model
Author(s): Sowinski, C., LeFevre, J., Skwarchuk, S.-L., Kamawar, D., Bisanz, J., Smith-Chant, B.
Publication Date: 2014
Publication: Journal of Experimental Child Psychology

The protocol for the Families First Edmonton trial (FFE): A randomized community-based trial to compare four service integration approaches for families with low-income.
Author(s): Drummond, J., Schnirer, L. So, S., Mayan, M., Williamson, D., Bisanz, J., Fassbender, K., & Wiebe, N.
Publication Date: 2014
Publication: BMC Health Services Research

The relation between mathematics and working memory in young children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.
Author(s): Rasmussen, C., & Bisanz, J.
Publication Date: 2011
Publication: Journal of Special Education

The role of executive attention in the acquisition of mathematical skills for children in Grades 2 through 4.
Author(s): LeFevre, J., Berrigan, L., Vendetti, C., Kamawar, D., Bisanz, J., Skwarchuk, S.-L., & Smith-Chant, B. L.
Publication: Journal of Experimental Child Psychology