Terrie E. Moffitt

Terrie E. Moffitt

Nannerl O. Keohane University Distinguished Professor

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., University of Southern California 1984

  • M.A., University of Southern California 1981

  • B.A., University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill 1977

Expertise

Developmental psychopathology, longitudinal cohorts, aging, neuropsychology, antisocial

Richmond-Rakerd, Leah S., et al. “Childhood self-control forecasts the pace of midlife aging and preparedness for old age.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 118, no. 3, Jan. 2021. Epmc, doi:10.1073/pnas.2010211118. Full Text

Richmond-Rakerd, Leah S., et al. “A polygenic score for age-at-first-birth predicts disinhibition.Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, and Allied Disciplines, vol. 61, no. 12, Dec. 2020, pp. 1349–59. Epmc, doi:10.1111/jcpp.13224. Full Text

Reuben, Aaron, et al. “Association of Childhood Lead Exposure With MRI Measurements of Structural Brain Integrity in Midlife.Jama, vol. 324, no. 19, Nov. 2020, pp. 1970–79. Epmc, doi:10.1001/jama.2020.19998. Full Text

Moffitt, Terrie E. “Behavioral and Social Research to Accelerate the Geroscience Translation Agenda.Ageing Research Reviews, vol. 63, Nov. 2020, p. 101146. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.arr.2020.101146. Full Text

Pedersen, Willy, et al. “Delinquency abstainers in adolescence and educational and labor market outcomes in midlife: A population-based 25-year longitudinal study.Developmental Psychology, vol. 56, no. 11, Nov. 2020, pp. 2167–76. Epmc, doi:10.1037/dev0001117. Full Text

d’Arbeloff, Tracy, et al. “Is cardiovascular fitness associated with structural brain integrity in midlife? Evidence from a population-representative birth cohort study.Aging, vol. 12, no. 20, Oct. 2020, pp. 20888–914. Epmc, doi:10.18632/aging.104112. Full Text

Matthews, Timothy, et al. “A longitudinal twin study of victimization and loneliness from childhood to young adulthood.Development and Psychopathology, Oct. 2020, pp. 1–11. Epmc, doi:10.1017/s0954579420001005. Full Text

Cheung, Carol Y., et al. “A deep-learning system for the assessment of cardiovascular disease risk via the measurement of retinal-vessel calibre.Nature Biomedical Engineering, Oct. 2020. Epmc, doi:10.1038/s41551-020-00626-4. Full Text

Wertz, Jasmin, et al. “Borderline Symptoms at Age 12 Signal Risk for Poor Outcomes During the Transition to Adulthood: Findings From a Genetically Sensitive Longitudinal Cohort Study.Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, vol. 59, no. 10, Oct. 2020, pp. 1165-1177.e2. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.jaac.2019.07.005. Full Text

Newbury, J. B., et al. “Association between genetic and socioenvironmental risk for schizophrenia during upbringing in a UK longitudinal cohort.Psychological Medicine, Sept. 2020, pp. 1–11. Epmc, doi:10.1017/s0033291720003347. Full Text

Pages

Moffitt, T. E. “Adolescence-limited and life-course-persistent offending: A complementary pair of developmental theories.” Developmental Theories of Crime and Delinquency, 2018, pp. 11–54.

McGee, T. R., and T. E. Moffitt. “The developmental taxonomy.” The Oxford Handbook of Developmental and Life-Course Criminology, 2018, pp. 149–58. Scopus, doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190201371.013.9. Full Text

Moffitt, T. E. “Life-course-persistent versus adolescence-limited antisocial behavior.” Developmental and Life-Course Criminological Theories, 2017, pp. 75–103. Scopus, doi:10.4324/9781315094908. Full Text

Moffitt, T. E. “Adolescence-limited and life-course-persistent antisocial behavior: A developmental taxonomy.” The Termination of Criminal Careers, 2017, pp. 405–32.

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.

Moffitt, T. E. “Adolescence-limited and life-course-persistent antisocial behavior: A developmental taxonomy.” The Science of Mental Health: Volume 7: Personality and Personality Disorder, 2013, pp. 90–117.

Moffitt, T. E. “Self-Control, Then and Now.” The Future of Criminology, 2012. Scopus, doi:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917938.003.0005. Full Text

Piquero, A. R., and T. E. Moffitt. “Life-course persistent offending.” Forensic Psychology: Concepts, Debates and Practice: Second Edition, 2010, pp. 201–22. Scopus, doi:10.4324/9780203833308. Full Text

Moffitt, T. E. “Life-Course-Persistent versus Adolescence-Limited Antisocial Behavior.” Developmental Psychopathology: Second Edition, vol. 3, 2006, pp. 570–98. Scopus, doi:10.1002/9780470939406.ch15. Full Text

Bourassa, Kyle J., et al. “Intimate partner violence and lower relationship quality are associated with faster biological aging.Psychology and Aging, vol. 35, no. 8, 2020, pp. 1127–39. Epmc, doi:10.1037/pag0000581. Full Text

van Dongen, Jenny, et al. “DNA methylation signatures of a broad spectrum of aggressive behavior: a meta-analysis of epigenome-wide studies across the lifespan.” Behavior Genetics, vol. 50, no. 6, 2020, pp. 485–87.

Bourassa, Kyle J., et al. “ARE PEOPLE WITH GREATER CARDIOVASCULAR REACTIVITY SMARTER, HAPPIER, AND HEALTHIER? COUNTERINTUITIVE FINDINGS IN THE DUNEDIN AND MIDUS STUDIES.” Psychosomatic Medicine, vol. 82, no. 6, 2020, pp. A225–A225.

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.

Trotta, Antonella, et al. “CLINICAL AND FUNCTIONAL OUTCOMES IN YOUNG ADULTHOOD OF CHILDREN WITH PSYCHOTIC SYMPTOMS: A LONGITUDINAL TWIN COHORT STUDY.” Schizophrenia Bulletin, vol. 44, OXFORD UNIV PRESS, 2018, pp. S97–S97.

Matthews, T., et al. “Loneliness in young adulthood: Findings from an epidemiological cohort study.” European Psychiatry, vol. 48, ELSEVIER FRANCE-EDITIONS SCIENTIFIQUES MEDICALES ELSEVIER, 2018, pp. S34–35.

Belsky, D. W., et al. “BEYOND MICE: PARTICIPANT CHARACTERISTICS TO MEASURE IN HUMAN HEALTHSPAN EXTENSION TRIALS.” Gerontologist, vol. 56, OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2016, pp. 348–348.

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.

PERINATAL COMPLICATIONS PREDICT SUBJECTIVE AND OBJECTIVE AGING INDICATORS BY MIDLIFE.” The Gerontologist, vol. 55, no. Suppl_2, Oxford University Press (OUP), 2015, pp. 197–197. Crossref, doi:10.1093/geront/gnv554.07. Full Text

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Selected Grants

Comprehensive portrait of long-term cannabis users: Are they ready for old age? awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2020 to 2024

Who's learning? Testing hypotheses about personalised learning using a family design awarded by Jacobs Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2020 to 2022

Preparing Genetic Counselors for Genomic Medicine Research awarded by National Institutes of Health (Significant Contributor). 2017 to 2022

Supporting young people's mental health during the transition to work awarded by AXA Research Fund (Principal Investigator). 2020 to 2022

Midlife Pace of Aging in the Dunedin Study awarded by King's College London (Principal Investigator). 2017 to 2021

Evaluating neurodegenerative risk in middle-aged adults exposed to lead as children awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2018 to 2021

Aging in 1000 healthy young adults: the Dunedin Study awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2009 to 2021

Neural signatures of healthy and unhealthy aging awarded by National Institutes of Health (Co-Principal Investigator). 2015 to 2021

Pages

Predict My Future. Creator. http://www.moffittcaspi.com/content/science-us (2015)

Abstract

Predict My Future: What makes us who we really are? In collaboration with Razorfilms New Zealand. This is a 4-part documentary feature film supported by TVNZ. This film series has been bought for distribution by BBC Asia: Brunei, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, N Korea, Palua, Philippines, Singapore, S Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, & Vietnam. This film series has been bought for distribution by Discovery Poland, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Qantas Airlines.