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

Belsky, Daniel W., et al. “Quantification of biological aging in young adults.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, vol. 112, no. 30, July 2015, pp. E4104–10. Pubmed, doi:10.1073/pnas.1506264112. Full Text Open Access Copy

Parsons, M. J., et al. “Social jetlag, obesity and metabolic disorder: investigation in a cohort study.International Journal of Obesity (2005), vol. 39, no. 5, May 2015, pp. 842–48. Epmc, doi:10.1038/ijo.2014.201. Full Text

Belsky, Daniel W., et al. “Cardiorespiratory fitness and cognitive function in midlife: neuroprotection or neuroselection?Ann Neurol, vol. 77, no. 4, Apr. 2015, pp. 607–17. Pubmed, doi:10.1002/ana.24356. Full Text Open Access Copy

Goldman-Mellor, Sidra, et al. “Is insomnia associated with deficits in neuropsychological functioning? Evidence from a population-based study.Sleep, vol. 38, no. 4, Apr. 2015, pp. 623–31. Epmc, doi:10.5665/sleep.4584. Full Text

Matthews, Timothy, et al. “Social isolation and mental health at primary and secondary school entry: a longitudinal cohort study.Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, vol. 54, no. 3, Mar. 2015, pp. 225–32. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.jaac.2014.12.008. Full Text

Fisher, Helen L., et al. “Methylomic analysis of monozygotic twins discordant for childhood psychotic symptoms.Epigenetics, vol. 10, no. 11, Jan. 2015, pp. 1014–23. Epmc, doi:10.1080/15592294.2015.1099797. Full Text

Murphy, Therese M., et al. “Methylomic markers of persistent childhood asthma: a longitudinal study of asthma-discordant monozygotic twins.Clinical Epigenetics, vol. 7, Jan. 2015, p. 130. Epmc, doi:10.1186/s13148-015-0163-4. Full Text

Sugden, Karen, et al. “Blood Substrate Collection and Handling Procedures under Pseudo-Field Conditions: Evaluation of Suitability for Inflammatory Biomarker Measurement.Biodemography and Social Biology, vol. 61, no. 3, Jan. 2015, pp. 273–84. Epmc, doi:10.1080/19485565.2015.1062717. Full Text

Israel, Salomon, et al. “Credit scores, cardiovascular disease risk, and human capital.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 111, no. 48, Dec. 2014, pp. 17087–92. Epmc, doi:10.1073/pnas.1409794111. Full Text Open Access Copy

Shalev, I., et al. “Internalizing disorders and leukocyte telomere erosion: a prospective study of depression, generalized anxiety disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder.Molecular Psychiatry, vol. 19, no. 11, Nov. 2014, pp. 1163–70. Epmc, doi:10.1038/mp.2013.183. Full Text