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

Reichenberg, Abraham, et al. “Static and dynamic cognitive deficits in childhood preceding adult schizophrenia: a 30-year study..” Am J Psychiatry, vol. 167, no. 2, Feb. 2010, pp. 160–69. Pubmed, doi:10.1176/appi.ajp.2009.09040574. Full Text

Kaufman, Joan, et al. “Arguable assumptions, debatable conclusions..” Biological Psychiatry, vol. 67, no. 4, Feb. 2010, pp. e19–20. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.biopsych.2009.07.041. Full Text

Hancox, R. J., et al. “Effects of cannabis on lung function: a population-based cohort study..” The European Respiratory Journal, vol. 35, no. 1, Jan. 2010, pp. 42–47. Epmc, doi:10.1183/09031936.00065009. Full Text

Polanczyk, G., et al. “Childhood psychotic symptoms share etiological and clinical features with adult schizophrenia: Results from a representative birth cohort..” Archives of General Psychiatry, vol. 67, 2010, pp. 228–328.

Hancox, R. J., et al. “Differential effects of cannabis and tobacco smoking on lung function: A population-based study..” European Respiratory Journal, vol. 35, 2010, pp. 42–47.

Houts, R. M., et al. “The challenging pupil in the classroom: Child effects on teachers.” Psychological Science, 2010.

Danese, Andrea, et al. “Adverse childhood experiences and adult risk factors for age-related disease: depression, inflammation, and clustering of metabolic risk markers..” Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, vol. 163, no. 12, Dec. 2009, pp. 1135–43. Epmc, doi:10.1001/archpediatrics.2009.214. Full Text

Melchior, Maria, et al. “Mental health context of food insecurity: a representative cohort of families with young children..” Pediatrics, vol. 124, no. 4, Oct. 2009, pp. e564–72. Epmc, doi:10.1542/peds.2009-0583. Full Text

Hancox, Robert J., et al. “Accelerated decline in lung function in cigarette smokers is associated with TP53/MDM2 polymorphisms..” Human Genetics, vol. 126, no. 4, Oct. 2009, pp. 559–65. Epmc, doi:10.1007/s00439-009-0704-z. Full Text

Polanczyk, Guilherme, et al. “Protective effect of CRHR1 gene variants on the development of adult depression following childhood maltreatment: replication and extension..” Archives of General Psychiatry, vol. 66, no. 9, Sept. 2009, pp. 978–85. Epmc, doi:10.1001/archgenpsychiatry.2009.114. Full Text