Vol. 60, No. 3 | August 2015



2015: 9-14 August, International Ethological Conference - Cairns, Australia

2015:  October 16, Society for Social Neuroscience (S4SN) - Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL www.s4sn.org. The meeting will consist of a Keynote Address by John T. Cacioppo (http://www.s4sn.org/keynote-address/), Symposia discussing topics of Social Neuroscience from both the human and animal model perspectives, Early Career Award, Hot Topics Session, and a Poster Session. To view our Scientific Program please visit: http://s4sn.org/2015-scientific-program/

2016: 3-7 January, Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB) - Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon, US.

2016: 10-14 January, American Society of Naturalists Meeting – Asilomar, California

2016: 11-15 February, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) - Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., US.

2016: 30 March-April 3, International Congress of Neuroethology 12th Annual Meeting , Montevideo, Uruguay, SA.

2016: 18- 21 June, Evolution 2016 – Austin, Texas

2016: July 29-August 4, 16th International Behavioral Ecology Congress, University of Exeter, Exeter, England, UK.

2016: July 30-August 3, 53rd Annual Meeting Animal Behavior Society, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, US.

2017: 4-8 January, Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB) - Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, US.

2017: June 12-16, 54th Annual Meeting Animal Behavior Society, University of Toronto, Toronto, CAN.


This is an important and rewarding way to participate in the business of the Society and we need your help!

Animal Care Committee
Applied Animal Behavior Committee
Conservation Committee
Diversity Committee

Education Committee
Film Committee
Latin American Affairs Committee
Public Affairs Committee
Advancement and Investment Committee

Contact ABS President, Emília P. Martins, Department of Biology Indiana University - Bloomington 1001 E. 3rd Street, Bloomington, IN 47405, US. E-mail: [email protected]


ABS is seeking proposals for future meeting venues. Sites can be a resort or hotel, university campus or a mixture of the two. Contact ABS Past President, Regina H. Macedo, Departamento de Zoologia, Universidade de Brasília, IB Campus Universitário Asa Norte, 70910-900 - Brasília - DF – Brazil, E-mail: [email protected]

Grooving to the tunes at the ABS 2015 banquet in Anchorage, Alaska.


ABS Newsletter

Send general correspondence concerning the Society to Sue Bertram, the Secretary of The Animal Behavior Society, E-mail: [email protected]. Deadlines for materials to be included in the Newsletter are the 15th of the month preceding each issue. The next deadline is 15 October, 2015. Articles submitted by members of the Society and judged by the Secretary to be appropriate are occasionally published in the ABS newsletter. The publication of such material does not imply ABS endorsement of the opinions expressed by contributors.

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Animal Behavior

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