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

Expertise

Development, epidemiology, genetics, health inequalities, personality

Wertz, Jasmin, et al. “Genetics of nurture: A test of the hypothesis that parents' genetics predict their observed caregiving..” Developmental Psychology, vol. 55, no. 7, July 2019, pp. 1461–72. Epmc, doi:10.1037/dev0000709. Full Text

Thomson, William Murray, et al. “Childhood IQ predicts age-38 oral disease experience and service-use..” Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, vol. 47, no. 3, June 2019, pp. 252–58. Epmc, doi:10.1111/cdoe.12451. Full Text

Belsky, Daniel W., et al. “Genetics and the geography of health, behaviour and attainment..” Nature Human Behaviour, vol. 3, no. 6, June 2019, pp. 576–86. Epmc, doi:10.1038/s41562-019-0562-1. Full Text

Reuben, Aaron, et al. “Residential neighborhood greenery and children's cognitive development..” Social Science & Medicine (1982), vol. 230, June 2019, pp. 271–79. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2019.04.029. Full Text

Matthews, Timothy, et al. “Loneliness and Neighborhood Characteristics: A Multi-Informant, Nationally Representative Study of Young Adults..” Psychological Science, vol. 30, no. 5, May 2019, pp. 765–75. Epmc, doi:10.1177/0956797619836102. Full Text

Baldwin, Jessie R., et al. “Adolescent Victimization and Self-Injurious Thoughts and Behaviors: A Genetically Sensitive Cohort Study..” Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, vol. 58, no. 5, May 2019, pp. 506–13. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.jaac.2018.07.903. Full Text

Elliott, Maxwell L., et al. “General functional connectivity: Shared features of resting-state and task fMRI drive reliable and heritable individual differences in functional brain networks..” Neuroimage, vol. 189, Apr. 2019, pp. 516–32. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2019.01.068. Full Text

Reuben, Aaron, et al. “Association of Childhood Lead Exposure With Adult Personality Traits and Lifelong Mental Health..” Jama Psychiatry, vol. 76, no. 4, Apr. 2019, pp. 418–25. Epmc, doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2018.4192. Full Text

Moffitt, Terrie E., and Avshalom Caspi. “Psychiatry's Opportunity to Prevent the Rising Burden of Age-Related Disease..” Jama Psychiatry, Mar. 2019. Epmc, doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2019.0037. Full Text

Richmond-Rakerd, Leah S., et al. “Adolescents Who Self-Harm and Commit Violent Crime: Testing Early-Life Predictors of Dual Harm in a Longitudinal Cohort Study..” The American Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 176, no. 3, Mar. 2019, pp. 186–95. Epmc, doi:10.1176/appi.ajp.2018.18060740. Full Text

Pages

Caspi, A., and T. E. Moffitt. “Longitudinal cohort research: Sowing, nurturing, waiting, harvesting.” Scientists Making a Difference: One Hundred Eminent Behavioral and Brain Scientists Talk about Their Most Important Contributions, 2016, pp. 249–55. Scopus, doi:10.1017/CBO9781316422250.055. Full Text

Caspi, A., et al. “Unraveling girls’ delinquency: Biological, dispositional, and contextual contributions to adolescent misbehavior.” Risks and Problem Behaviors in Adolescence, 2014, pp. 293–304.

Fisher, Helen, et al. “EPIGENETIC SIGNATURES OF CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENT VICTIMISATION USING A GENETICALLY SENSITIVE LONGITUDINAL COHORT STUDY.” Schizophrenia Bulletin, vol. 44, OXFORD UNIV PRESS, 2018, pp. S25–S25.

Crush, Eloise, et al. “PROTECTIVE FACTORS FOR PSYCHOTIC EXPERIENCES AMONGST ADOLESCENTS EXPOSED TO MULTIPLE FORMS OF VICTIMIZATION.” Schizophrenia Bulletin, vol. 44, OXFORD UNIV PRESS, 2018, pp. S110–S110.

van Dongen, Jenny, et al. “Epigenome-wide association study meta-analysis of aggressive behavior.” Behavior Genetics, vol. 47, no. 6, SPRINGER, 2017, pp. 662–63.

Newbury, Joanne, et al. “Neighbourhood Adversity, Crime Victimisation and Adolescent Psychotic Experiences: Findings from a Longitudinal Cohort Study.” Early Intervention in Psychiatry, vol. 10, WILEY-BLACKWELL, 2016, pp. 65–65.

Fisher, Helen, et al. “Poly-victimisation and Adolescent Psychotic Symptoms in a Nationally-Representative Prospective Cohort Study of Twins.” Early Intervention in Psychiatry, vol. 10, WILEY-BLACKWELL, 2016, pp. 91–91.

Fisher, Helen, et al. “Accelerated biological aging in schizophrenia.” Early Intervention in Psychiatry, vol. 8, WILEY-BLACKWELL, 2014, pp. 58–58.

Fisher, Helen, et al. “Genome-wide DNA methylation profiling in monozygotic twins discordant for psychotic symptoms at age 12.” Early Intervention in Psychiatry, vol. 8, WILEY-BLACKWELL, 2014, pp. 57–57.

Reichenberg, Abraham, et al. “Static and Dynamic Cognitive Deficits in Childhood Precede Adult Schizophrenia: A 30-Year Study.” Biological Psychiatry, vol. 67, no. 9, ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC, 2010, pp. 12S-12S.

Reichenberg, Abraham, et al. “STATIC AND DYNAMIC COGNITIVE DEFICITS IN CHILDHOOD PRECEDE ADULT SCHIZOPHRENIA: A 30-YEAR STUDY.” Schizophrenia Research, vol. 117, no. 2–3, Elsevier BV, 2010, pp. 175–175. Crossref, doi:10.1016/j.schres.2010.02.207. Full Text

Selected Grants

Neural Mechanisms of Cognitive Meta-Flexibility awarded by National Institutes of Health (Advisor). 2019 to 2024

Summer Scholars Program in Genome Sciences and Medicine awarded by National Institutes of Health (Significant Contributor). 2017 to 2022

Behavior and Physiology in Aging awarded by National Institutes of Health (Mentor). 2015 to 2020

Behavioral and Physiology in Aging awarded by National Institutes of Health (Mentor). 2015 to 2020

Aging in 1000 healthy young adults: the Dunedin Study awarded by National Institutes of Health (Co-Principal Investigator). 2009 to 2020

Neural signatures of healthy and unhealthy aging awarded by National Institutes of Health (Investigator). 2015 to 2020

Neuropsychological and genomic signatures of violence exposure in childhood awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2013 to 2019

Generating new knowledge to support reversibility interventions awarded by National Institutes of Health (Co Investigator). 2014 to 2017

Genetic and Behavioral Predictors of Susceptibility to Social Stress awarded by National Science Foundation (Co-Principal Investigator). 2013 to 2015

Behavior And Physiology In Aging awarded by National Institutes of Health (Mentor). 1999 to 2015

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