Avshalom Caspi

Avshalom Caspi

Edward M. Arnett Distinguished 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

Moffitt, T. E., et al. “Childhood-onset versus adolescent-onset antisocial conduct problems in males: Natural history from ages 3 to 18 years.” Development and Psychopathology, vol. 8, no. 2, Mar. 1996, pp. 399–424.

Krueger, R. F., et al. “Delay of gratification, psychopathology, and personality: is low self-control specific to externalizing problems?Journal of Personality, vol. 64, no. 1, Mar. 1996, pp. 107–29. Epmc, doi:10.1111/j.1467-6494.1996.tb00816.x. Full Text

Henry, B., et al. “Temperamental and familial predictors of violent and nonviolent criminal convictions: Age 3 to age 18.” Developmental Psychology, vol. 32, no. 4, Jan. 1996, pp. 614–23. Scopus, doi:10.1037/0012-1649.32.4.614. Full Text

Caspi, A., et al. “The Life History Calendar: A Research and clinical assessment method for collecting retrospective event-history data.” International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, vol. 6, no. 2, Jan. 1996, pp. 101–14. Scopus, doi:10.1002/(SICI)1234-988X(199607)6:2<101::AID-MPR156>3.3.CO;2-E. Full Text

Robins, R. W., et al. “Resilient, overcontrolled, and undercontrolled boys: three replicable personality types.Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, vol. 70, no. 1, Jan. 1996, pp. 157–71. Epmc, doi:10.1037//0022-3514.70.1.157. Full Text

Fergusson, D. M., et al. “The (artefactual) remission of reading disability: Psychometric lessons in the study of stability and change in behavioral development.” Developmental Psychology, vol. 32, no. 1, Jan. 1996, pp. 132–40. Scopus, doi:10.1037/0012-1649.32.1.132. Full Text

Caspi, A., and P. A. Silva. “Temperamental qualities at age three predict personality traits in young adulthood: longitudinal evidence from a birth cohort.Child Development, vol. 66, no. 2, Apr. 1995, pp. 486–98. Epmc, doi:10.2307/1131592. Full Text

Caspi, A., et al. “Temperamental origins of child and adolescent behavior problems: from age three to age fifteen.Child Development, vol. 66, no. 1, Feb. 1995, pp. 55–68. Epmc, doi:10.2307/1131190. Full Text

Caspi, A., et al. “Identification of personality types at risk for poor health and injury in late adolescence.” Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health, vol. 5, no. 4, Jan. 1995, pp. 330–50. Scopus, doi:10.1002/cbm.1995.5.4.330. Full Text

Krueger, R. F., et al. “Personality traits are linked to crime among men and women: evidence from a birth cohort.Journal of Abnormal Psychology, vol. 103, no. 2, May 1994, pp. 328–38. Epmc, doi:10.1037//0021-843x.103.2.328. Full Text