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, Santa Cruz 1981


Development, epidemiology, genetics, health inequalities, personality

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

Fisher, Helen L., et al. “Bullying victimisation and risk of self harm in early adolescence: longitudinal cohort study.Bmj (Clinical Research Ed.), vol. 344, Apr. 2012, p. e2683. Epmc, doi:10.1136/bmj.e2683. Full Text

Gregory, Alice M., et al. “Maternal insomnia and children's family socialization environments.Sleep, vol. 35, no. 4, Apr. 2012, pp. 579–82. Epmc, doi:10.5665/sleep.1750. Full Text

Shearer, Dara M., et al. “Family history and oral health: findings from the Dunedin Study.Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, vol. 40, no. 2, Apr. 2012, pp. 105–15. Epmc, doi:10.1111/j.1600-0528.2011.00641.x. Full Text

Belsky, Daniel W., et al. “Etiological features of borderline personality related characteristics in a birth cohort of 12-year-old children.Development and Psychopathology, vol. 24, no. 1, Feb. 2012, pp. 251–65. Epmc, doi:10.1017/s0954579411000812. Full Text

Fisher, H., et al. “Bullying victimisation increases risk of self-harm in early adolescence.” British Medical Journal E Pub., 2012.

Belsky, D. W., et al. “Polygenic risk for adult obesity is mediated by rapid childhood growth: Evidence from a 4-decade longitudinal study.” Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, vol. 166, no. 6, 2012, pp. 515–21.