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.
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NEEPS’ 13th annual conference to take place in Boston, June 2-4, 2019! Submissions are due February 15, 2019.
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
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
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”
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
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