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

Bowes, Lucy, et al. “Chronic bullying victimization across school transitions: the role of genetic and environmental influences.Development and Psychopathology, vol. 25, no. 2, May 2013, pp. 333–46. Epmc, doi:10.1017/s0954579412001095. Full Text

Moffitt, Terrie E., et al. “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, vol. 110, no. 11, Mar. 2013, pp. E980–82. Epmc, doi:10.1073/pnas.1300618110. Full Text

Belsky, Daniel W., et al. “Development and evaluation of a genetic risk score for obesity.Biodemography and Social Biology, vol. 59, no. 1, Jan. 2013, pp. 85–100. Epmc, doi:10.1080/19485565.2013.774628. Full Text

Moffitt, Terrie E., et al. “Lifelong Impact of Early Self-Control Childhood self-discipline predicts adult quality of life.” American Scientist, vol. 101, no. 5, 2013, pp. 352–59. Wos-lite, doi:10.1511/2013.104.352. Full Text

Meier, Madeline H., et al. “Persistent cannabis users show neuropsychological decline from childhood to midlife.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, vol. 109, no. 40, Oct. 2012, pp. E2657–64. Pubmed, doi:10.1073/pnas.1206820109. Full Text

Thomson, W. M., et al. “'Contamination' by personality.” European Journal of Oral Sciences, vol. 120, no. 5, Oct. 2012. Scopus, doi:10.1111/j.1600-0722.2012.00996.x. Full Text

Odgers, Candice L., et al. “Systematic social observation of children's neighborhoods using Google Street View: a reliable and cost-effective method.Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, and Allied Disciplines, vol. 53, no. 10, Oct. 2012, pp. 1009–17. Epmc, doi:10.1111/j.1469-7610.2012.02565.x. Full Text

Odgers, Candice L., et al. “Supportive parenting mediates neighborhood socioeconomic disparities in children's antisocial behavior from ages 5 to 12.Development and Psychopathology, vol. 24, no. 3, Aug. 2012, pp. 705–21. Epmc, doi:10.1017/s0954579412000326. Full Text

Belsky, Daniel W., et al. “Polygenic risk, rapid childhood growth, and the development of obesity: evidence from a 4-decade longitudinal study.Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med, vol. 166, no. 6, June 2012, pp. 515–21. Pubmed, doi:10.1001/archpediatrics.2012.131. Full Text

Slutske, Wendy S., et al. “Undercontrolled temperament at age 3 predicts disordered gambling at age 32: a longitudinal study of a complete birth cohort.Psychological Science, vol. 23, no. 5, May 2012, pp. 510–16. Epmc, doi:10.1177/0956797611429708. Full Text