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

Caspi, A, Houts, RM, Belsky, DW, Harrington, H, Hogan, S, Ramrakha, S, Poulton, R, and Moffitt, TE. "Childhood forecasting of a small segment of the population with large economic burden." Nature Human Behaviour 1 (January 2016). Full Text Open Access Copy

Theodore, RF, Broadbent, J, Nagin, D, Ambler, A, Hogan, S, Ramrakha, S, Cutfield, W, Williams, MJA, Harrington, H, Moffitt, TE, Caspi, A, Milne, B, and Poulton, R. "Childhood to Early-Midlife Systolic Blood Pressure Trajectories: Early-Life Predictors, Effect Modifiers, and Adult Cardiovascular Outcomes." Hypertension (Dallas, Tex. : 1979) 66.6 (December 2015): 1108-1115. Full Text

Fisher, HL, Caspi, A, Moffitt, TE, Wertz, J, Gray, R, Newbury, J, Ambler, A, Zavos, H, Danese, A, Mill, J, Odgers, CL, Pariante, C, Wong, CCY, and Arseneault, L. "Measuring adolescents' exposure to victimization: The Environmental Risk (E-Risk) Longitudinal Twin Study." Development and Psychopathology 27.4 Pt 2 (November 2015): 1399-1416. Full Text

Odgers, CL, Donley, S, Caspi, A, Bates, CJ, and Moffitt, TE. "Living alongside more affluent neighbors predicts greater involvement in antisocial behavior among low-income boys." Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, and Allied Disciplines 56.10 (October 2015): 1055-1064. Full Text

Moffitt, TE, Houts, R, Asherson, P, Belsky, DW, Corcoran, DL, Hammerle, M, Harrington, H, Hogan, S, Meier, MH, Polanczyk, GV, Poulton, R, Ramrakha, S, Sugden, K, Williams, B, Rohde, LA, and Caspi, A. "Is Adult ADHD a Childhood-Onset Neurodevelopmental Disorder? Evidence From a Four-Decade Longitudinal Cohort Study." The American Journal of Psychiatry 172.10 (October 2015): 967-977. Full Text

Suppli, NP, Bukh, JD, Moffitt, TE, Caspi, A, Johansen, C, Albieri, V, Tjønneland, A, Kessing, LV, and Dalton, SO. "5-HTTLPR and use of antidepressants after colorectal cancer including a meta-analysis of 5-HTTLPR and depression after cancer." Translational Psychiatry 5 (September 2015): e631-null. Full Text

Belsky, DW, Caspi, A, Houts, R, Cohen, HJ, Corcoran, DL, Danese, A, Harrington, H, Israel, S, Levine, ME, Schaefer, JD, Sugden, K, Williams, B, Yashin, AI, Poulton, R, and Moffitt, TE. "Quantification of biological aging in young adults." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 112.30 (July 6, 2015): E4104-E4110. Full Text Open Access Copy

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

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

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