Avshalom Caspi

Edward M. Arnett Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience
Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience
Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Population Research Center
Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Center for Population Health & Aging
Affilite of the Center for Child and Family Policy
Education
B.A. 1981, University of California at Santa Cruz
M.A. 1983, Cornell University
Ph.D. 1986, Cornell University

Selected Publications

Dongen, Jenny van, Nuno R. Zilhão, Karen Sugden, Karen BIOS Consortium, Eilis J. Hannon, Jonathan Mill, Avshalom Caspi, et al. “Epigenome-wide Association Study of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Symptoms in Adults..” Biological Psychiatry 86, no. 8 (October 2019): 599–607. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsych.2019.02.016.
Wertz, Jasmin, Jay Belsky, Terrie E. Moffitt, Daniel W. Belsky, HonaLee Harrington, Reut Avinun, Richie Poulton, Sandhya Ramrakha, and Avshalom Caspi. “Genetics of nurture: A test of the hypothesis that parents' genetics predict their observed caregiving..” Developmental Psychology 55, no. 7 (July 2019): 1461–72. https://doi.org/10.1037/dev0000709.
Thomson, William Murray, Jonathan Mark Broadbent, Avshalom Caspi, Richie Poulton, and Terrie E. Moffitt. “Childhood IQ predicts age-38 oral disease experience and service-use..” Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology 47, no. 3 (June 2019): 252–58. https://doi.org/10.1111/cdoe.12451.
Belsky, Daniel W., Avshalom Caspi, Louise Arseneault, David L. Corcoran, Benjamin W. Domingue, Kathleen Mullan Harris, Renate M. Houts, et al. “Genetics and the geography of health, behaviour and attainment..” Nature Human Behaviour 3, no. 6 (June 2019): 576–86. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41562-019-0562-1.
Reuben, Aaron, Louise Arseneault, Daniel W. Belsky, Avshalom Caspi, Helen L. Fisher, Renate M. Houts, Terrie E. Moffitt, and Candice Odgers. “Residential neighborhood greenery and children's cognitive development..” Social Science & Medicine (1982) 230 (June 2019): 271–79. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2019.04.029.

Selected Grants

Neural Mechanisms of Cognitive Meta-Flexibility awarded by National Institutes of Health 2019 - 2024

Summer Scholars Program in Genome Sciences and Medicine awarded by National Institutes of Health 2017 - 2022

Behavior and Physiology in Aging awarded by National Institutes of Health 2015 - 2020

Behavioral and Physiology in Aging awarded by National Institutes of Health 2015 - 2020

Aging in 1000 healthy young adults: the Dunedin Study awarded by National Institutes of Health 2009 - 2020