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.

The NEEPS 2020 Conference is in Pittsburgh – April 2-5, 2020.

Please visit the conference website for more information.

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

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.