This is 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 And click HERE for an article on the history of NEEPS.

NEEPS 2021

NEEPS 2021 will be virtual! The conference will be held July 28 – August 1. Please visit the conference website for more information. Keynote speakers are Sarah Hill and Glenn Geher.

Abstract submissions are due by June 1st.

New and updated NEEPS website coming soon!

NEEPS 2019 Talk and Poster Awards:

Best Student Talk: James Moran, Tulane University
Best Student Poster: Zach Airington, Tulane University
Best Faculty Talk: Carlota Batres, Franklin & Marshall College

FEPS Student Talk Award: Severi Luoto, University of Aukland
FEPS Student Poster Award: Madison Green & Lindsay Meins,
University of Central Arkansas
FEPS Faculty Talk Award: Khandis Blake, UNSW Sydney
FEPS Faculty Poster Award: David Widman, Juniata College