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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
January 2019 Introducing NEEPScast, the official podcast of NEEPS! The first two episodes include NEEPS president, Joel Wade, and past invited NEEPS speaker, Robert Trivers.
December 2018 NEEPS’ 13th annual conference to take place in Boston, June 2-4, 2019! Submissions are due February 15, 2019. SUBMISSIONS LINK IS HERE.
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
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