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

Caspi, A., et al. “Personality differences predict health-risk behaviors in young adulthood: evidence from a longitudinal study.Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, vol. 73, no. 5, Nov. 1997, pp. 1052–63. Epmc, doi:10.1037//0022-3514.73.5.1052. Full Text

Gortmaker, S. L., et al. “Daylength during pregnancy and shyness in children: results from northern and southern hemispheres.Developmental Psychobiology, vol. 31, no. 2, Sept. 1997, pp. 107–14. Epmc, doi:10.1002/(sici)1098-2302(199709)31:2<107::aid-dev3>3.3.co;2-y. Full Text

Moffitt, T. E., et al. “Do partners agree about abuse in their relationship? A psychometric evaluation of interpartner agreement.” Psychological Assessment, vol. 9, no. 1, Mar. 1997, pp. 47–56. Scopus, doi:10.1037/1040-3590.9.1.47. Full Text

Newman, D. L., et al. “Antecedents of adult interpersonal functioning: effects of individual differences in age 3 temperament.Developmental Psychology, vol. 33, no. 2, Mar. 1997, pp. 206–17. Epmc, doi:10.1037//0012-1649.33.2.206. Full Text

Magdol, L., et al. “Gender differences in partner violence in a birth cohort of 21-year-olds: bridging the gap between clinical and epidemiological approaches.Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, vol. 65, no. 1, Feb. 1997, pp. 68–78. Epmc, doi:10.1037//0022-006x.65.1.68. Full Text

Caspi, A., et al. “Predictors of youth unemployment.” Focus, vol. 19, 1997, pp. 34–35.

Caspi, A., et al. “Behavioral observations at age 3 years predict adult psychiatric disorders. Longitudinal evidence from a birth cohort.Archives of General Psychiatry, vol. 53, no. 11, Nov. 1996, pp. 1033–39. Epmc, doi:10.1001/archpsyc.1996.01830110071009. Full Text

Bardone, A. M., et al. “Adult mental health and social outcomes of adolescent girls with depression and conduct disorder.” Development and Psychopathology, vol. 8, no. 4, Sept. 1996, pp. 811–29.

Krueger, R. F., et al. “Personality traits are differentially linked to mental disorders: a multitrait-multidiagnosis study of an adolescent birth cohort.Journal of Abnormal Psychology, vol. 105, no. 3, Aug. 1996, pp. 299–312. Epmc, doi:10.1037//0021-843x.105.3.299. Full Text

Newman, D. L., et al. “Psychiatric disorder in a birth cohort of young adults: prevalence, comorbidity, clinical significance, and new case incidence from ages 11 to 21.Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, vol. 64, no. 3, June 1996, pp. 552–62. Epmc, doi:10.1037//0022-006x.64.3.435. Full Text