Avshalom Caspi

Avshalom Caspi

Edward M. Arnett Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Cornell University 1986

  • M.A., Cornell University 1983

  • B.A., University of California at Santa Cruz 1981

Expertise

Development, epidemiology, genetics, health inequalities, personality

Gunduz-Cinar, O., et al. “Convergent translational evidence of a role for anandamide in amygdala-mediated fear extinction, threat processing and stress-reactivity.Molecular Psychiatry, vol. 18, no. 7, July 2013, pp. 813–23. Epmc, doi:10.1038/mp.2012.72. Full Text

Shalev, I., et al. “Exposure to violence during childhood is associated with telomere erosion from 5 to 10 years of age: a longitudinal study.Molecular Psychiatry, vol. 18, no. 5, May 2013, pp. 576–81. Epmc, doi:10.1038/mp.2012.32. Full Text

Belsky, Daniel W., et al. “Polygenic risk and the developmental progression to heavy, persistent smoking and nicotine dependence: evidence from a 4-decade longitudinal study.Jama Psychiatry, vol. 70, no. 5, May 2013, pp. 534–42. Epmc, doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.736. Full Text

Bowes, Lucy, et al. “Chronic bullying victimization across school transitions: the role of genetic and environmental influences.Development and Psychopathology, vol. 25, no. 2, May 2013, pp. 333–46. Epmc, doi:10.1017/S0954579412001095. Full Text

Moffitt, Terrie E., et al. “Reply to Rogeberg and Daly: No evidence that socioeconomic status or personality differences confound the association between cannabis use and IQ decline.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 110, no. 11, Mar. 2013, pp. E980–82. Epmc, doi:10.1073/pnas.1300618110. Full Text

Belsky, Daniel W., et al. “Development and evaluation of a genetic risk score for obesity.Biodemography and Social Biology, vol. 59, no. 1, Jan. 2013, pp. 85–100. Epmc, doi:10.1080/19485565.2013.774628. Full Text

Moffitt, Terrie E., et al. “Lifelong Impact of Early Self-Control Childhood self-discipline predicts adult quality of life.” American Scientist, vol. 101, no. 5, 2013, pp. 352–59. Wos-lite, doi:10.1511/2013.104.352. Full Text

Meier, Madeline H., et al. “Persistent cannabis users show neuropsychological decline from childhood to midlife.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, vol. 109, no. 40, Oct. 2012, pp. E2657–64. Pubmed, doi:10.1073/pnas.1206820109. Full Text

Odgers, Candice L., et al. “Systematic social observation of children's neighborhoods using Google Street View: a reliable and cost-effective method.Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, and Allied Disciplines, vol. 53, no. 10, Oct. 2012, pp. 1009–17. Epmc, doi:10.1111/j.1469-7610.2012.02565.x. Full Text

Thomson, W. M., et al. “'Contamination' by personality.” European Journal of Oral Sciences, vol. 120, no. 5, Oct. 2012. Scopus, doi:10.1111/j.1600-0722.2012.00996.x. Full Text

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