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

Expertise

Development, epidemiology, genetics, health inequalities, personality

Shalev, I, Moffitt, TE, Wong, TY, Meier, MH, Houts, RM, Ding, J, Cheung, CY, Ikram, MK, Caspi, A, and Poulton, R. "Retinal vessel caliber and lifelong neuropsychological functioning: retinal imaging as an investigative tool for cognitive epidemiology." Psychological Science 24.7 (July 2013): 1198-1207. Full Text

Gunduz-Cinar, O, MacPherson, KP, Cinar, R, Gamble-George, J, Sugden, K, Williams, B, Godlewski, G, Ramikie, TS, Gorka, AX, Alapafuja, SO, Nikas, SP, Makriyannis, A, Poulton, R, Patel, S, Hariri, AR, Caspi, A, Moffitt, TE, Kunos, G, and Holmes, A. "Convergent translational evidence of a role for anandamide in amygdala-mediated fear extinction, threat processing and stress-reactivity." Molecular Psychiatry 18.7 (July 2013): 813-823. Full Text

Ramrakha, S, Paul, C, Bell, ML, Dickson, N, Moffitt, TE, and Caspi, A. "The Relationship Between Multiple Sex Partners and Anxiety, Depression, and Substance Dependence Disorders: A Cohort Study." ARCHIVES OF SEXUAL BEHAVIOR 42.5 (July 2013): 863-872. Full Text

Bowes, L, Maughan, B, Ball, H, Shakoor, S, Ouellet-Morin, I, Caspi, A, Moffitt, TE, and Arseneault, L. "Chronic bullying victimization across school transitions: the role of genetic and environmental influences." Development and Psychopathology 25.2 (May 2013): 333-346. Full Text

Shalev, I, Moffitt, TE, Sugden, K, Williams, B, Houts, RM, Danese, A, Mill, J, Arseneault, L, and Caspi, A. "Exposure to violence during childhood is associated with telomere erosion from 5 to 10 years of age: a longitudinal study." Molecular Psychiatry 18.5 (May 2013): 576-581. Full Text

Belsky, DW, Moffitt, TE, Baker, TB, Biddle, AK, Evans, JP, Harrington, H, Houts, R, Meier, M, Sugden, K, Williams, B, Poulton, R, and Caspi, A. "Polygenic risk and the developmental progression to heavy, persistent smoking and nicotine dependence: evidence from a 4-decade longitudinal study." Jama Psychiatry 70.5 (May 2013): 534-542. Full Text

Moffitt, TE, Meier, MH, Caspi, A, and Poulton, R. "Reply to Rogeberg and Daly: No evidence that socioeconomic status or personality differences confound the association between cannabis use and IQ decline." Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110.11 (March 12, 2013): E980-E982. (Letter)

Moffitt, TE, Meier, MH, Caspi, A, and Poulton, R. "Reply to Rogeberg and Daly: No evidence that socioeconomic status or personality differences confound the association between cannabis use and IQ decline." PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 110.11 (March 12, 2013): E980-E982. Full Text

Belsky, DW, Moffitt, TE, Sugden, K, Williams, B, Houts, R, McCarthy, J, and Caspi, A. "Development and evaluation of a genetic risk score for obesity." Biodemography and Social Biology 59.1 (January 2013): 85-100. Full Text

Caspi, A, Moffitt, T, and Poulton, R. "Lifelong Impact of Early Self-Control." American Scientist 101.5 (2013): 352-352. Full Text

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