Avshalom Caspi

Avshalom Caspi

Edward M. Arnett Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

External Address: 
2020 W Main Street Suite 201, Box 104410, Durham, NC 27708
Internal Office Address: 
2020 W Main Street Suite 201, Box 104410, Durham, NC 27708


Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Cornell University 1986

  • M.A., Cornell University 1983

  • B.A., University of California - Santa Cruz 1981

Elliott, Maxwell L., et al. “A Polygenic Score for Higher Educational Attainment is Associated with Larger Brains.Cerebral Cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991), vol. 29, no. 8, July 2019, pp. 3496–504. Epmc, doi:10.1093/cercor/bhy219. Full Text

Wertz, Jasmin, et al. “Genetics of nurture: A test of the hypothesis that parents' genetics predict their observed caregiving.Developmental Psychology, vol. 55, no. 7, July 2019, pp. 1461–72. Epmc, doi:10.1037/dev0000709. Full Text

Thomson, William Murray, et al. “Childhood IQ predicts age-38 oral disease experience and service-use.Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, vol. 47, no. 3, June 2019, pp. 252–58. Epmc, doi:10.1111/cdoe.12451. Full Text

Belsky, Daniel W., et al. “Genetics and the geography of health, behaviour and attainment.Nature Human Behaviour, vol. 3, no. 6, June 2019, pp. 576–86. Epmc, doi:10.1038/s41562-019-0562-1. Full Text

Reuben, Aaron, et al. “Residential neighborhood greenery and children's cognitive development.Social Science & Medicine (1982), vol. 230, June 2019, pp. 271–79. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2019.04.029. Full Text

Moffitt, Terrie E., and Avshalom Caspi. “Psychiatry's Opportunity to Prevent the Rising Burden of Age-Related Disease.Jama Psychiatry, vol. 76, no. 5, May 2019, pp. 461–62. Epmc, doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2019.0037. Full Text

Matthews, Timothy, et al. “Loneliness and Neighborhood Characteristics: A Multi-Informant, Nationally Representative Study of Young Adults.Psychological Science, vol. 30, no. 5, May 2019, pp. 765–75. Epmc, doi:10.1177/0956797619836102. Full Text

Baldwin, Jessie R., et al. “Adolescent Victimization and Self-Injurious Thoughts and Behaviors: A Genetically Sensitive Cohort Study.Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, vol. 58, no. 5, May 2019, pp. 506–13. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.jaac.2018.07.903. Full Text

Elliott, Maxwell L., et al. “General functional connectivity: Shared features of resting-state and task fMRI drive reliable and heritable individual differences in functional brain networks.Neuroimage, vol. 189, Apr. 2019, pp. 516–32. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2019.01.068. Full Text Open Access Copy

Reuben, Aaron, et al. “Association of Childhood Lead Exposure With Adult Personality Traits and Lifelong Mental Health.Jama Psychiatry, vol. 76, no. 4, Apr. 2019, pp. 418–25. Epmc, doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2018.4192. Full Text


Murray, R., et al. “Adolescent cannabis use and later psychosis.” Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 40, BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, 2006, pp. A106–A106.

Ram-Tsur, R., et al. “Evidence for visitomotor deficits in developmental dyslexia: Application of the double-step paradigm.” Brain and Cognition, vol. 60, no. 3, ACADEMIC PRESS INC ELSEVIER SCIENCE, 2006, pp. 318–318.

Sugden, K., et al. “S.03.02 Gene-environment interaction in depression.” European Neuropsychopharmacology, vol. 16, Elsevier BV, 2006, pp. S168–S168. Crossref, doi:10.1016/s0924-977x(06)70024-4. Full Text

Willenbrock, R., et al. “Effect of eplerenone in a high risk subgroup with low blood pressure and elevated heart rate: Results from the EPHESUS trial.” Journal of Cardiac Failure, vol. 11, no. 6, CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE INC MEDICAL PUBLISHERS, 2005, pp. S160–S160.

Weiser, M., et al. “Self-reported drug abuse in male adolescents with behavioural disturbances and follow-up for future schizophrenia.” Schizophrenia Research, vol. 70, no. 1, ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, 2004, pp. 15–15.

Haim, R., et al. “A program to include persons after first psychotic episode in national service.” Schizophrenia Research, vol. 70, no. 1, ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, 2004, pp. 145–145.

Cannon, M., et al. “Neuropsychological function at age 13 and later schizophreniform disorder in a longitudinal birth cohort.” European Psychiatry, vol. 19, EDITIONS SCIENTIFIQUES MEDICALES ELSEVIER, 2004, pp. 65S-65S.

Brill, N., et al. “Recall bias in patients with schizophrenia.” Schizophrenia Research, vol. 60, no. 1, Elsevier BV, 2003, pp. 166–67. Crossref, doi:10.1016/s0920-9964(03)81025-3. Full Text

Caspi, A., et al. “Increased risk for schizophrenia in siblings of patients with schizotypal personality disorder.” Schizophrenia Research, vol. 60, no. 1, Elsevier BV, 2003, pp. 36–36. Crossref, doi:10.1016/s0920-9964(03)80104-4. Full Text