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

Newbury, J, Arseneault, L, Caspi, A, Moffitt, TE, Odgers, CL, and Fisher, HL. "Cumulative Effects of Neighborhood Social Adversity and Personal Crime Victimization on Adolescent Psychotic Experiences." Schizophrenia Bulletin 44.2 (February 2018): 348-358. Full Text

Meier, MH, Caspi, A, Danese, A, Fisher, HL, Houts, R, Arseneault, L, and Moffitt, TE. "Associations between adolescent cannabis use and neuropsychological decline: a longitudinal co-twin control study." Addiction (Abingdon, England) 113.2 (February 2018): 257-265. Full Text

Beckley, AL, Caspi, A, Broadbent, J, Harrington, H, Houts, RM, Poulton, R, Ramrakha, S, Reuben, A, and Moffitt, TE. "Association of Childhood Blood Lead Levels With Criminal Offending." Jama Pediatrics 172.2 (February 2018): 166-173. Full Text

Wertz, J, Agnew-Blais, J, Caspi, A, Danese, A, Fisher, HL, Goldman-Mellor, S, Moffitt, TE, and Arseneault, L. "From Childhood Conduct Problems to Poor Functioning at Age 18 Years: Examining Explanations in a Longitudinal Cohort Study." Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 57.1 (January 2018): 54-60.e4. Full Text

Baldwin, JR, Arseneault, L, Caspi, A, Fisher, HL, Moffitt, TE, Odgers, CL, Pariante, C, Ambler, A, Dove, R, Kepa, A, Matthews, T, Menard, A, Sugden, K, Williams, B, and Danese, A. "Childhood victimization and inflammation in young adulthood: A genetically sensitive cohort study." Brain, behavior, and immunity 67 (January 2018): 211-217. Full Text

Newbury, JB, Arseneault, L, Moffitt, TE, Caspi, A, Danese, A, Baldwin, JR, and Fisher, HL. "Measuring childhood maltreatment to predict early-adult psychopathology: Comparison of prospective informant-reports and retrospective self-reports." Journal of Psychiatric Research 96 (January 2018): 57-64. Full Text

Newbury, JB, Arseneault, L, Caspi, A, Moffitt, TE, Odgers, CL, Baldwin, JR, Zavos, HMS, and Fisher, HL. "In the eye of the beholder: Perceptions of neighborhood adversity and psychotic experiences in adolescence." Development and Psychopathology 29.5 (December 2017): 1823-1837. Full Text

Schaefer, JD, Scult, MA, Caspi, A, Arseneault, L, Belsky, DW, Hariri, AR, Harrington, H, Houts, R, Ramrakha, S, Poulton, R, and Moffitt, TE. "Is low cognitive functioning a predictor or consequence of major depressive disorder? A test in two longitudinal birth cohorts." Development and Psychopathology (November 16, 2017): 1-15. Full Text

Williams, MJA, Milne, BJ, Ambler, A, Theodore, R, Ramrakha, S, Caspi, A, Moffitt, TE, and Poulton, R. "Childhood body mass index and endothelial dysfunction evaluated by peripheral arterial tonometry in early midlife." International Journal of Obesity (2005) 41.9 (September 2017): 1355-1360. Full Text

Matthews, T, Danese, A, Gregory, AM, Caspi, A, Moffitt, TE, and Arseneault, L. "Sleeping with one eye open: loneliness and sleep quality in young adults." Psychological Medicine 47.12 (September 2017): 2177-2186. Full Text