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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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Grants & Awards

The ABS Grant & Award online submission system is NOW OPEN. Please review the list of all available grants and awards.

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ABS Election

It is time for the ABS 2015 election. Voting will be conducted online this year and all ABS members will be emailed an election ballot the week November 17th.

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


  • 2014-11-19
    Online Grant Submission is Now Open
    The ABS is now accepting Student Research and Developing Nations grant submissions.Read more »
  • 2014-11-11
    ABS Newsletter November 2014 Available Online
    The November 2014 issue (vol 59 no 4) of our quarterly newsletter is available. Read 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

Becoming more like your mate: hormonal similarity reduces divorce rates in a wild songbird.

Jenny Q. Ouyanga, Kees van Oersb, Michael Quettingc, Michaela Haud

Volume 98, December 2014
Pages 87–93