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

  • Announcing NEEPS 2017
    NEEPS XI – The Second Decade
    June 14 – June 18
    Binghamton, NY

    Join the Little Evolution Society that Could as we enter our second decade. Top-tier keynote addresses, an international group of participants, information on major advancements in the understanding of what it means to be human, and a great time are all assured.

Conference Website

NEEPS University!

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   NEEPS University!
A three-credit seminar (PSY 498) psychology class (from New Paltz) that allows student and professional attendees to receive credit for attending NEEPS!



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.