How genes shape health, behavior, & behavior development

Genetics & the geography of health, behaviour, and attainment

Belsky DW, Caspi A, Corcoran D, Domingue B, Harris KM, Arseneault L, Houts R, Mill J, Moffitt TE, Prinz J, Sugden K, Wertz J, Williams BS, Odgers CL
2019. Nature Human Behavior.

Genetics of nurture: A test of the hypothesis that parents’ genetics predict their observed caregiving

Wertz J, Belsky J, Moffitt TE, Belsky DW, Harrington HL, Avinun R, Poulton R, Ramrakha S, Caspi A
2019. Developmental Psychology.

Using DNA from mothers and children to study parental investment in children's educational attainment

Wertz, J, Moffitt, TE, Agnew-Blais, J, Arseneault, L, Belsky, DW, Corcoran, DL , Houts, R , Matthews, T , Prinz, JA, Richmond-Rakerd, LS, Sugden, K, Williams, BS, Caspi, A
2019. Child Development.

Genetic analysis of social-class mobility: Evidence from five longitudinal studies

Belsky DW, Domingue BW, Wedow R, Arseneault L, Boardman JD, Caspi A, Conley D, Fletcher J, Freese J, Herd P, Moffitt TE, Poulton R, Sicinski K, Wertz J, Harris KM
2018. PNAS.

A Polygenic Score for Higher Educational Attainment is Associated with Larger Brains

Elliott ML, Belsky DW, Anderson K, Corcoran DL, Tian G, Knodt A, Prinz JA, Sugden K, Williams B, Ireland D, Poulton R, Caspi A, Holmes A, Moffitt TE, Hariri A
2018. Cerebral Cortex.

Genetics and crime: Integrating new genomic discoveries into psychological research about antisocial behavior

Wertz J, Caspi A, Belsky DW, Beckley AL, Arseneault L, Barnes JC, Corcoran DL, Hogan S, Houts RM, Morgan N, Odgers CL, Prinz J, Sugden K, Williams BS, Poulton R, Moffitt TE
2018. Psychological Science. (1-13)

The genetics of success: How SNPs associated with educational attainment relate to life-course development

Belsky DW, Moffitt TE, Corcoran DL, Domingue D, Harrington HL, Hogan S, Houts R, Ramrakha S, Sugden K, Williams B, Poulton R, Caspi A
2016. Psychological Science. (7: 957-972)

Genetics in population health science: Strategies and opportunities

Belsky DW, Moffitt TE, Caspi A
2013. American Journal of Public Health. (103:S73-S83)

Polygenic risk and the development and course of asthma: An analysis of data from a 4-decade longitudinal study

Belsky DW, Sears MR, Hancox R, Moffitt TE, Harrington HL, Houts R, Sugden K, Williams B, Poulton R, Caspi A
2013. Lancet Respiratory Medicine. (1:453-461)

Polygenic risk and the developmental progression to heavy smoking and nicotine dependence: Evidence from a 4-decade longitudinal study

Belsky DW, Moffitt TE, Baker T, Biddle AH, Evans JP, Harrington HL, Houts R, Meier MH, Sugden K, Williams B, Poulton R, Caspi A
2013. JAMA Psychiatry (formerly Archives of General Psychiatry). (70:534-542)

Polygenic risk, rapid childhood growth and the development of obesity: Evidence from a 4-decade longitudinal study

Belsky D, Moffitt TE, Houts R, Bennett G, Biddle AK, Blumenthal J, Evans JP, Harrington HL, Sugden K, Williams B, Poulton R, Caspi A
2012. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine. (165:515-521)