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

Caspi, A., and E. S. Herbener. “Phenotypic convergence and marital assortment: Longitudinal evidence.” Social Biology, vol. 40, 1993, pp. 48–60.

Krueger, R. F., and A. Caspi. “Personality, arousal, and pleasure: A test of competing models of interpersonal attraction.” Personality and Individual Differences, vol. 14, no. 1, Jan. 1993, pp. 105–11. Scopus, doi:10.1016/0191-8869(93)90179-7. Full Text

Moffitt, T. E., et al. “Childhood experience and the onset of menarche: a test of a sociobiological model.Child Development, vol. 63, no. 1, Feb. 1992, pp. 47–58. Epmc, doi:10.2307/1130900. Full Text

Caspi, A., et al. “Shared experiences and the similarity of personalities: a longitudinal study of married couples.Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, vol. 62, no. 2, Feb. 1992, pp. 281–91. Epmc, doi:10.1037//0022-3514.62.2.281. Full Text

Caspi, A., et al. “A "Common-Language" Version of the California Child Q-Set for Personality Assessment.” Psychological Assessment, vol. 4, no. 4, Jan. 1992, pp. 512–23. Scopus, doi:10.1037/1040-3590.4.4.512. Full Text

Hauser, R. M., et al. “The Wisconsin Longitudinal Study: Adults as parents and children at age 50.” Iassist Quarterly, 1992.

Walker, E., et al. “Twin studies of psychopathology: why do the concordance rates vary?Schizophrenia Research, vol. 5, no. 3, Oct. 1991, pp. 211–21. Epmc, doi:10.1016/0920-9964(91)90079-7. Full Text

Caspi, A., and T. E. Moffitt. “Individual differences are accentuated during periods of social change: the sample case of girls at puberty.Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, vol. 61, no. 1, July 1991, pp. 157–68. Epmc, doi:10.1037//0022-3514.61.1.157. Full Text

Caspi, A. “Cleaning up the environment.” Behavioral and Brain Sciences, vol. 14, no. 3, Jan. 1991, pp. 391–93. Scopus, doi:10.1017/S0140525X00070333. Full Text

Caspi, A. “Prolegomena to a model of continuity and change in behavioural development.Ciba Foundation Symposium, vol. 156, Jan. 1991, pp. 209–19. Epmc, doi:10.1002/9780470514047.ch13. Full Text