Vol. 65, No. 2 | Fall 2020


ABS 2020, a virtual meeting of the 57th Annual Conference of the Animal Behavior Society, was held online from July 28-31, 2020. 1989 registrants represented over 50 countries including: Australia, Brazil, Germany, Mexico, Japan, Poland, Sweden, Spain, Turkey, and Uruguay.   With up to 5 parallel sessions, the meeting included 657 talks and 234 lightning talks, as well as the live Allee Symposium, The Education Committee Workshop, and a symposium on Research Reproducibility in Animal Behavior.

2021 Global Animal Behaviour
Twitter Conference

Twitter Conference 
Januray 26-27, 2021

The Animal Behavior Society (ABS) and the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour (ASAB) have joined forces to host the first Global Animal Behaviour Twitter Conference .

More information here.


The 58th Annual Conference of the Animal Behavior Society
Virtual Conference
August 3-7, 2021

More information will be posted as it becomes available on the ABS website here!

In Memorium: Stephen E. Glickman

ABS honors renowned comparative psychologist, behavioral endocrinologist, and spotted hyena expert, Stephen E. Glickman. Email interview: Arthur Echternacht, University of Tennessee, responses received July 2020.

More information here.


ABS Newsletter

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Animal Behavior

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