Terrie E. Moffitt

Nannerl O. Keohane University Professor

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., University of Southern California 1984

  • M.A., University of Southern California 1981

  • B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1977


Developmental psychopathology, longitudinal cohorts, aging, neuropsychology, antisocial

Danese, A, Moffitt, TE, Arseneault, L, Bleiberg, BA, Dinardo, PB, Gandelman, SB, Houts, R, Ambler, A, Fisher, HL, Poulton, R, and Caspi, A. "The Origins of Cognitive Deficits in Victimized Children: Implications for Neuroscientists and Clinicians." The American journal of psychiatry 174.4 (April 2017): 349-361. Full Text

Reuben, A, Caspi, A, Belsky, DW, Broadbent, J, Harrington, H, Sugden, K, Houts, RM, Ramrakha, S, Poulton, R, and Moffitt, TE. "Association of Childhood Blood Lead Levels With Cognitive Function and Socioeconomic Status at Age 38 Years and With IQ Change and Socioeconomic Mobility Between Childhood and Adulthood." JAMA 317.12 (March 2017): 1244-1251. Full Text

Gregory, AM, Agnew-Blais, JC, Matthews, T, Moffitt, TE, and Arseneault, L. "ADHD and Sleep Quality: Longitudinal Analyses From Childhood to Early Adulthood in a Twin Cohort." Journal of clinical child and adolescent psychology : the official journal for the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, American Psychological Association, Division 53 46.2 (March 2017): 284-294. Full Text

Arseneault, L, Agnew-Blais, J, and Moffitt, TE. "Child vs Adult Onset of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder-Reply." JAMA psychiatry (February 15, 2017). Full Text

Schaefer, JD, Caspi, A, Belsky, DW, Harrington, H, Houts, R, Horwood, LJ, Hussong, A, Ramrakha, S, Poulton, R, and Moffitt, TE. "Enduring mental health: Prevalence and prediction." Journal of abnormal psychology 126.2 (February 2017): 212-224. Full Text

Moffitt, TE, Belsky, DW, Danese, A, Poulton, R, and Caspi, A. "The Longitudinal Study of Aging in Human Young Adults: Knowledge Gaps and Research Agenda." The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences 72.2 (February 2017): 210-215. Full Text

Kotov, R, Krueger, RF, Watson, D, Achenbach, TM, Althoff, RR, Bagby, RM, Brown, TA, Carpenter, WT, Caspi, A, Clark, LA, Eaton, NR, Forbes, MK, Forbush, KT, Goldberg, D, Hasin, D, Hyman, SE, Ivanova, MY, Lynam, DR, Markon, K, Miller, JD, Moffitt, TE, Morey, LC, Mullins-Sweatt, SN, Ormel, J, Patrick, CJ, Regier, DA, Rescorla, L, Ruggero, CJ, Samuel, DB, Sellbom, M, Simms, LJ, Skodol, AE, Slade, T, South, SC, Tackett, JL, Waldman, ID, Waszczuk, MA, Widiger, TA, Wright, AGC, and Zimmerman, M. "The Hierarchical Taxonomy of Psychopathology (HiTOP): A Dimensional Alternative to Traditional Nosologies." Journal of Abnormal Psychology (2017). Full Text

Scult, MA, Paulli, AR, Mazure, ES, Moffitt, TE, Hariri, AR, and Strauman, TJ. "The association between cognitive function and subsequent depression: a systematic review and meta-analysis." Psychological medicine 47.1 (January 2017): 1-17. Full Text Open Access Copy

Neumann, A, Pappa, I, Lahey, BB, Verhulst, FC, Medina-Gomez, C, Jaddoe, VW, Bakermans-Kranenburg, MJ, Moffitt, TE, van IJzendoorn, MH, and Tiemeier, H. "Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Heritability of a General Psychopathology Factor in Children." Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 55.12 (December 2016): 1038-1045.e4. Full Text

Caye, A, Swanson, J, Thapar, A, Sibley, M, Arseneault, L, Hechtman, L, Arnold, LE, Niclasen, J, Moffitt, T, and Rohde, LA. "Life Span Studies of ADHD—Conceptual Challenges and Predictors of Persistence and Outcome." Current Psychiatry Reports 18.12 (December 2016). Full Text


Moffitt, TE. "Self-Control, Then and Now." The Future of Criminology. September 20, 2012. Full Text

Piquero, AR, and Moffitt, TE. "Life-course persistent offending." Forensic Psychology: Concepts, Debates and Practice: Second Edition. July 12, 2010. 201-222. Full Text

Moffitt, TE. "Life-Course-Persistent versus Adolescence-Limited Antisocial Behavior." Developmental Psychopathology: Second Edition. January 1, 2006. 570-598. Full Text

Newbury, J, Arseneault, L, Caspi, A, Moffitt, TE, Odgers, CL, and Fisher, HL. "Neighbourhood Adversity, Crime Victimisation and Adolescent Psychotic Experiences: Findings from a Longitudinal Cohort Study." October 2016.

Reichenberg, A, Caspi, A, Harrington, H, Houts, R, Keefe, RS, Murray, RM, Poulton, R, and Moffitt, TE. "Static and Dynamic Cognitive Deficits in Childhood Precede Adult Schizophrenia: A 30-Year Study." May 1, 2010.

Midlife Pace of Aging in the Dunedin Study awarded by King's College London (Principal Investigator). 2017 to 2021

Behavioral and Physiology in Aging awarded by National Institutes of Health (Mentor). 2015 to 2020

Aging in 1000 healthy young adults: the Dunedin Study awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2009 to 2020

Neural signatures of healthy and unhealthy aging awarded by National Institutes of Health (Co-Principal Investigator). 2015 to 2020

Neuropsychological and genomic signatures of violence exposure in childhood awarded by National Institutes of Health (Co-Principal Investigator). 2013 to 2018

Generating new knowledge to support reversibility interventions awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2014 to 2017

A Compute Cluster for Brain Imaging and Analysis awarded by National Institutes of Health (Minor User). 2016 to 2017

KCL funds for reversibility project awarded by King's College London (Principal Investigator). 2015 to 2016

Behavior And Physiology In Aging awarded by National Institutes of Health (Mentor). 1999 to 2015

Social Inequality and Children's Mental Health awarded by National Institutes of Health (Co Investigator). 2009 to 2014


Predict My Future. Creator. http://www.moffittcaspi.com/content/science-us (2015)


Predict My Future: What makes us who we really are? In collaboration with Razorfilms New Zealand. This is a 4-part documentary feature film supported by TVNZ. This film series has been bought for distribution by BBC Asia: Brunei, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, N Korea, Palua, Philippines, Singapore, S Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, & Vietnam. This film series has been bought for distribution by Discovery Poland, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Qantas Airlines.