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ABS Annual Conference

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 55th Annual Conference of the Animal Behavior Society in Milwaukee, Wisconsin from August 2-6, 2018. We look forward to ABS/ICE Behaviour 2019 in Chicago!


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2018 Grants & Awards

Application for the 2018 Grants will be accepted starting October 2018.

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Behaviour 2019

Join us at the ABS/ICE Behaviour 2019 Meeting. July 23-27, 2019 | University of Illinois at Chicago.

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2019 Call for Symposia

The call for 2019 Workshops and symposia has now passed. Announcments will be made in the Fall regarding accepted Symposia and Workshops. Thank you to all who submitted proposals.

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  • 2018-10-19
    Weaving the Future of Animal Behavior: A new professional-development opportunity for early-career animal behavior scientists. Read more
    We are looking forward to Beahaviour 2019 in Chicago! Read more »
    Thank you to all participants and faculty for making ABS 2018 a great success. We are looking forward to Beahaviour 2019 in Chicago! Read more »

Featured Article in Animal Behaviour

Specializations in cognition generalize across contexts: cowbirds are consistent in nest prospecting and foraging tasks

Hayden B. Davies, David J. White
Animal Behaviour, Volume 144, October 2018, Pages 1–7