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

Zimmermann, Petra, et al. “Interaction of FKBP5 gene variants and adverse life events in predicting depression onset: results from a 10-year prospective community study..” The American Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 168, no. 10, Oct. 2011, pp. 1107–16. Epmc, doi:10.1176/appi.ajp.2011.10111577. Full Text

Thomson, W. Murray, et al. “Personality and oral health..” European Journal of Oral Sciences, vol. 119, no. 5, Oct. 2011, pp. 366–72. Epmc, doi:10.1111/j.1600-0722.2011.00840.x. Full Text

Ouellet-Morin, Isabelle, et al. “A discordant monozygotic twin design shows blunted cortisol reactivity among bullied children..” Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, vol. 50, no. 6, June 2011, pp. 574-582.e3. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.jaac.2011.02.015. Full Text

Shakoor, Sania, et al. “Mothers and children as informants of bullying victimization: results from an epidemiological cohort of children..” Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, vol. 39, no. 3, Apr. 2011, pp. 379–87. Epmc, doi:10.1007/s10802-010-9463-5. Full Text

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