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

Sugden, Karen, et al. “Is Toxoplasma Gondii Infection Related to Brain and Behavior Impairments in Humans? Evidence from a Population-Representative Birth Cohort.Plos One, vol. 11, no. 2, Jan. 2016, p. e0148435. Epmc, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0148435. Full Text

Caspi, Avshalom, et al. “Childhood forecasting of a small segment of the population with large economic burden.Nature Human Behaviour, vol. 1, Jan. 2016. Epmc, doi:10.1038/s41562-016-0005. Full Text Open Access Copy

Theodore, Reremoana F., et al. “Childhood to Early-Midlife Systolic Blood Pressure Trajectories: Early-Life Predictors, Effect Modifiers, and Adult Cardiovascular Outcomes.Hypertension (Dallas, Tex. : 1979), vol. 66, no. 6, Dec. 2015, pp. 1108–15. Epmc, doi:10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.115.05831. Full Text

Fisher, Helen L., et al. “Measuring adolescents' exposure to victimization: The Environmental Risk (E-Risk) Longitudinal Twin Study.Development and Psychopathology, vol. 27, no. 4 Pt 2, Nov. 2015, pp. 1399–416. Epmc, doi:10.1017/S0954579415000838. Full Text

Odgers, Candice L., et al. “Living alongside more affluent neighbors predicts greater involvement in antisocial behavior among low-income boys.Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, and Allied Disciplines, vol. 56, no. 10, Oct. 2015, pp. 1055–64. Epmc, doi:10.1111/jcpp.12380. Full Text

Moffitt, Terrie E., et al. “Is Adult ADHD a Childhood-Onset Neurodevelopmental Disorder? Evidence From a Four-Decade Longitudinal Cohort Study.The American Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 172, no. 10, Oct. 2015, pp. 967–77. Epmc, doi:10.1176/appi.ajp.2015.14101266. Full Text

Suppli, N. P., et al. “5-HTTLPR and use of antidepressants after colorectal cancer including a meta-analysis of 5-HTTLPR and depression after cancer.Translational Psychiatry, vol. 5, Sept. 2015, p. e631. Epmc, doi:10.1038/tp.2015.121. Full Text

Belsky, Daniel W., et al. “Quantification of biological aging in young adults.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, vol. 112, no. 30, July 2015, pp. E4104–10. Pubmed, doi:10.1073/pnas.1506264112. Full Text Open Access Copy

Parsons, M. J., et al. “Social jetlag, obesity and metabolic disorder: investigation in a cohort study.International Journal of Obesity (2005), vol. 39, no. 5, May 2015, pp. 842–48. Epmc, doi:10.1038/ijo.2014.201. Full Text

Belsky, Daniel W., et al. “Cardiorespiratory fitness and cognitive function in midlife: neuroprotection or neuroselection?Ann Neurol, vol. 77, no. 4, Apr. 2015, pp. 607–17. Pubmed, doi:10.1002/ana.24356. Full Text Open Access Copy