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

Shearer, Dara M., et al. “Inter-generational continuity in periodontal health: findings from the Dunedin family history study..” Journal of Clinical Periodontology, vol. 38, no. 4, Apr. 2011, pp. 301–09. Epmc, doi:10.1111/j.1600-051X.2011.01704.x. Full Text

Wong, Chloe Chung Yi, et al. “A longitudinal twin study of skewed X chromosome-inactivation..” Plos One, vol. 6, no. 3, Mar. 2011. Epmc, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0017873. Full Text

Danese, A., et al. “Biological embedding of stress through inflammation processes in childhood..” Molecular Psychiatry, vol. 16, no. 3, Mar. 2011, pp. 244–46. Epmc, doi:10.1038/mp.2010.5. Full Text

Moffitt, Terrie E., et al. “A gradient of childhood self-control predicts health, wealth, and public safety..” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 108, no. 7, Feb. 2011, pp. 2693–98. Epmc, doi:10.1073/pnas.1010076108. Full Text

Arseneault, Louise, et al. “Childhood trauma and children's emerging psychotic symptoms: A genetically sensitive longitudinal cohort study..” The American Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 168, no. 1, Jan. 2011, pp. 65–72. Epmc, doi:10.1176/appi.ajp.2010.10040567. Full Text

Houts, Renate M., et al. “The challenging pupil in the classroom: the effect of the child on the teacher..” Psychological Science, vol. 21, no. 12, Dec. 2010, pp. 1802–10. Epmc, doi:10.1177/0956797610388047. Full Text

Belsky, Daniel W., et al. “Context and sequelae of food insecurity in children's development..” American Journal of Epidemiology, vol. 172, no. 7, Oct. 2010, pp. 809–18. Epmc, doi:10.1093/aje/kwq201. Full Text

Wong, Chloe Chung Yi, et al. “A longitudinal study of epigenetic variation in twins..” Epigenetics, vol. 5, no. 6, Aug. 2010, pp. 516–26. Epmc, doi:10.4161/epi.5.6.12226. Full Text Open Access Copy

Sugden, Karen, et al. “Serotonin transporter gene moderates the development of emotional problems among children following bullying victimization..” Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, vol. 49, no. 8, Aug. 2010, pp. 830–40. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.jaac.2010.01.024. Full Text