Vol. 68, No. 1 | Spring 2023

ABS 2023 Annual Meeting


ABS 2023 Keynote & Plenary Speakers


Keynote Address: Dan Blumstein (University of California Los Angeles)
Translational Behavioral Biology: A Fearful Perspective

Fellows Lecture: Molly Cummings (University of Texas Austin)
From Sensory to Social Environments—exploring forces that shape behavior and cognition in swordtails

Fellows Lecture: Vladimir Pravosudov (University of Nevada Reno)
Living on the edge – what food-caching chickadees can teach us about the evolution of cognition

Presidential Address (ABS Presidential Plenary): Susan Alberts, Duke University.

Plenary Lecture: Kate Laskowski (University of California Davis)
What can clonal fish tell us about behavioral individuality?

Plenary Lecture: Chris Schell (University of California Berkeley)
The behavior of ghosts: How cities shape coyote organismal ecology

Excellence in DEI Plenary Lecture: Emilia Martins (Arizona State University)
Promoting innovation through DEI science


ABS 2023 Symposia


Cognition in a changing world: latest advances

Organizers: Laure Cauchard, Sarah Benson-Amram

The social domains of aging: Integrating sociality into our broader understanding of the aging process

Organizers: Marina Watowich, Erin Siracusa

The ecology of collective behavior

Organizer: Deborah Gordon

Conservation behavior as a tool to reduce the effects of anthropogenic stressors

Organizers: Elizabeth Peterson, Kathleen Church, Brett Seymoure, Julie Young

Past-President’s Symposium: The Unsung Heroes of the Animal Behavior Society

Organizer: Eileen Hebets, ABS Immediate Past-President

Allee Symposium for Best Student Paper

Organizer: Emily DuVal, ABS Second President-Elect



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