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Welcome to the homepage of NEEPS: The NorthEastern Evolutionary Psychology Society! Now into our second decade, NEEPS has been cultivating scholarship and inquiry into the evolutionary roots of behavior since 2007. NEEPS is a truly international society, regularly drawing scholars and students from nations around the world to our annual conference. Built on a foundation of collegiality and support, NEEPS strives to help cultivate the next generation of scholars in the evolutionary behavioral sciences. Our flagship journal, Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences, is the only evolution-based journal published by the American Psychological Association. Questions about NEEPS? Please consider joining NEEPS Facebook Group or you can contact us via email at NEEPSociety@gmail.com. And click HERE for an article on the history of NEEPS.
Latest News

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July 2018
Congratulations to the new NEEPS Executive Board Members! The future of NEEPS is in good hands!

President – T. Joel Wade

Vice-President – Maryanne Fisher

Treasurer – David Widman

Secretary – Anastasia Makhanova

Communications Officer – Glenn Geher & Rebecca Burch

Membership Officer – Daniel Glass

Student Representative – James Moran

Members at Large – Gregg Murray & Christopher Lynn



April, 2018

Congratulations to the student and faculty award winners from NEEPS’ 12th annual conference!

NEEPS student talk – Gaerth Craze
NEEPS student poster – Zeynep Senveli
NEEPS honorable mention (Poster) – Madeline Bennetti
FEPS faculty talk – Victoria Ingalls
FEPS student talk – Laura Johnson
FEPS student poster – Emily Rundle
FEPS faculty poster – Rebecca Burch and Maryanne Fisher


June, 2017

Best Student Poster (NEEPS: tie): Catherine A. Bourgeois, St. Mary’s University;
Toe Aung, Albright College
Best Student Oral Presentation (NEEPS): Jacqueline Eisenberg, State University of New York at New Paltz
FEPS student poster awards go to: Emilie Caron, Societal Perceptions of Male and Female Athletes

and Patricia MacEachern, True Love and Other Options: Four Female Mating Strategies in Sex and The City

FEPS: Faculty poster: Sarah Radtke, “Sexual and Emotional Fantasy and Same-sex Sexual Behaviour in Heterosexual and Mostly Straight Women in Relation to the Allomothering Hypothesis”

FEPS: Faculty talk: Joel Wade, “If only for one night: Sex and the Perceived Effectiveness of Short-term Mate Poaching Tactics.”

FEPS: Student talk: Melanie MacEacheron, “Differences in Variables Related to Premarital Surname Change/Retention in Canadian Brides Entering Same-versus Opposite-Sex Marriages”



June, 2016
Congratulations to the presentation award winners for 2016!
Best student poster (NEEPS): Anastasia Makhanova
Best student oral presentation (NEEPS; tie): Brittany Cormier and Juliana French
Best student poster (FEPS): Brittany Cormier
Best faculty poster (FEPS): Rebecca Burch
See the News Archive for older news items.