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ABS Membership


The Animal Behavior Society is a non-profit scientific society, founded to encourage and promote the study of animal behavior. ABS members are from all over the world, but primarily from the Americas. Membership is open to all those interested in the study of animal behavior.



Why Join

Membership includes access to the leading journal, Animal Behaviour. Animal Behaviour is an international journal that contains research papers, commentaries, review articles and essays. Keep up with the latest in animal behavior research through this top-ranked journal.

Membership is affordable, with reduced rates for students, emeriti, for those from developing nations, and those receiving online access only to the journal.

Members can attend our annual conferences at a reduced rate and be eligible to submit abstract for presentation.

Eligible members can apply for a variety of grants. For a full listing of available ABS grants please click here.

You will receive notification when our latest quarterly Newsletter has been published. Our newsletters contain announcements and information regarding events of interest to animal behaviorists.