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52nd Annual Conference

We invite you to join us at the 52nd Annual Conference of the Animal Behavior Society in beautiful Anchorage, Alaska from June 10-14, 2015.


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Call for Sessions

Announcing the ABS 2016 Meeting Call for symposia and paper sessions. The 2016 annual meeting is scheduled for July 30 – August 3 in Columbia, Missouri.

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Additional Resources


  • 2015-5-7
    ABS Newsletter May 2015 Available Online
    The May 2015 issue (vol 60 no 2) of our quarterly newsletter is available. Read more »
  • 2015-5-1
    ABS 2015 Conferenc Program
    The ABS 2015 Conference Program is now available. View the program »
  • 2014-12-17
    Invitation to join the Public Affairs Committee
    The Public Affairs committee is being revived after a hiatus of a few years. Anyone with a passion for science communication, and science policy, but particularly anyone interested in spending some time coming up with, and executing ideas on how ABS can best promote our discipline is welcome to join us. Learn more »
  • 2014-11-11
    The New ABS Online Membership System is Open
    We are pleased to announce that the new online membership system is now open. We hope that this new system will streamline dues payments, abstract submission, grant submission and conference registration.. Login Now »
  • 2014-10-1
    Save the Date for ABS 2015
    The 52nd Annual Conference of the Animal Behavior Society will beheld June 10-14, 2015 in Anchorage, Alaska. Learn more »
  • 2014-7-8
    Peter Marler (1928 - 2014)
    With great sadness we report that one of the founder of the society has passed away.

Featured Article in Animal Behaviour

Effect of immune challenge on aggressive behaviour: how to fight two battles at once

Shelley A. Adamo, Adriana Gomez-Juliano, Emily E. LeDue, Shawna N. Little, Ken Sullivan

Volume 105, July 2015, Pages 153–161