Avshalom Caspi

Avshalom Caspi

Edward M. Arnett 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


Development, epidemiology, genetics, health inequalities, personality

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

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

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

Odgers, Candice L., et al. “Supportive parenting mediates neighborhood socioeconomic disparities in children's antisocial behavior from ages 5 to 12..” Development and Psychopathology, vol. 24, no. 3, Aug. 2012, pp. 705–21. Epmc, doi:10.1017/S0954579412000326. Full Text

Belsky, Daniel W., et al. “Polygenic risk, rapid childhood growth, and the development of obesity: evidence from a 4-decade longitudinal study..” Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med, vol. 166, no. 6, June 2012, pp. 515–21. Pubmed, doi:10.1001/archpediatrics.2012.131. Full Text

Slutske, Wendy S., et al. “Undercontrolled temperament at age 3 predicts disordered gambling at age 32: a longitudinal study of a complete birth cohort..” Psychological Science, vol. 23, no. 5, May 2012, pp. 510–16. Epmc, doi:10.1177/0956797611429708. Full Text

Fisher, Helen L., et al. “Bullying victimisation and risk of self harm in early adolescence: longitudinal cohort study..” Bmj (Clinical Research Ed.), vol. 344, Apr. 2012. Epmc, doi:10.1136/bmj.e2683. Full Text

Gregory, Alice M., et al. “Maternal insomnia and children's family socialization environments..” Sleep, vol. 35, no. 4, Apr. 2012, pp. 579–82. Epmc, doi:10.5665/sleep.1750. Full Text