Avshalom Caspi

Avshalom Caspi

Edward M. Arnett Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences

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

Parsons, MJ, Moffitt, TE, Gregory, AM, Goldman-Mellor, S, Nolan, PM, Poulton, R, and Caspi, A. "Social jetlag, obesity and metabolic disorder: investigation in a cohort study." International Journal of Obesity (2005) 39.5 (May 2015): 842-848. Full Text

Goldman-Mellor, S, Caspi, A, Gregory, AM, Harrington, H, Poulton, R, and Moffitt, TE. "Is insomnia associated with deficits in neuropsychological functioning? Evidence from a population-based study." Sleep 38.4 (April 2015): 623-631. Full Text

Belsky, DW, Caspi, A, Israel, S, Blumenthal, JA, Poulton, R, and Moffitt, TE. "Cardiorespiratory fitness and cognitive function in midlife: neuroprotection or neuroselection?." Annals of Neurology 77.4 (April 2015): 607-617. Full Text Open Access Copy

Matthews, T, Danese, A, Wertz, J, Ambler, A, Kelly, M, Diver, A, Caspi, A, Moffitt, TE, and Arseneault, L. "Social isolation and mental health at primary and secondary school entry: a longitudinal cohort study." Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 54.3 (March 2015): 225-232. Full Text

Fisher, HL, Murphy, TM, Arseneault, L, Caspi, A, Moffitt, TE, Viana, J, Hannon, E, Pidsley, R, Burrage, J, Dempster, EL, Wong, CCY, Pariante, CM, and Mill, J. "Methylomic analysis of monozygotic twins discordant for childhood psychotic symptoms." Epigenetics 10.11 (January 2015): 1014-1023. Full Text

Murphy, TM, Wong, CCY, Arseneault, L, Burrage, J, Macdonald, R, Hannon, E, Fisher, HL, Ambler, A, Moffitt, TE, Caspi, A, and Mill, J. "Methylomic markers of persistent childhood asthma: a longitudinal study of asthma-discordant monozygotic twins." Clinical Epigenetics 7 (January 2015): 130-null. Full Text

Sugden, K, Danese, A, Shalev, I, Williams, BS, and Caspi, A. "Blood Substrate Collection and Handling Procedures under Pseudo-Field Conditions: Evaluation of Suitability for Inflammatory Biomarker Measurement." Biodemography and social biology 61.3 (January 2015): 273-284. Full Text

Israel, S, Caspi, A, Belsky, DW, Harrington, H, Hogan, S, Houts, R, Ramrakha, S, Sanders, S, Poulton, R, and Moffitt, TE. "Credit scores, cardiovascular disease risk, and human capital." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 111.48 (December 2014): 17087-17092. Full Text Open Access Copy

Shalev, I, Moffitt, TE, Braithwaite, AW, Danese, A, Fleming, NI, Goldman-Mellor, S, Harrington, HL, Houts, RM, Israel, S, Poulton, R, Robertson, SP, Sugden, K, Williams, B, and Caspi, A. "Internalizing disorders and leukocyte telomere erosion: a prospective study of depression, generalized anxiety disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder." Mol Psychiatry 19.11 (November 2014): 1163-1170. Full Text