Scholarly Presentations

Kavieff, J.E., Weekes-Shackelford, V.A., Sundin, Z., & Shackelford, T.K. (2019). The mystery of low sexual concordance among heterosexual cisgender females. Annual Conference of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society. Boston, MA.

Sundin, Z.W., Weekes-Shackelford, V.A., Shackelford, T.K., James, R., & Kavieff, J. (2019). The effects of perceived partner orgasm on male self-esteem. Annual Conference of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society. Boston, MA.

Weekes-Shackelford, V.A., Mogilski, J.K., & Shackelford, T.K. (2019). Using conjoint analysis to assess men’s relationship interest in women with and without children. Annual Conference of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society. Boston, MA.

Weekes-Shackelford, V., Barbaro, N., Mogilski, J., & Randazzo, G. (2017). Do Women with Children Exploit Male Sexual Psychology? Annual Conference of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society. Boise, Id.

Barbaro, N., Shackelford, T. K., & Weekes-Shackelford, V. A. (2016). Mothers and fathers perform more mate retention than individuals without children. Annual Conference of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society. Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Weekes-Shackelford, V.A. (2015). Division 6 Symposium: Sexual Conflict in Human Sexual Psychology and Behavior. Sex Differences in Mating Psychology. American Psychological Association Annual Convention. Toronto, CA.

Weekes-Shackelford, V.A. (2015). How Having Children Changes Sexual Psychology. Annual Conference of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society. Columbia, MO.

Weekes-Shackelford, V.A. (2015). How Having Children Changes Sexual Psychology. Annual Conference of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society. Columbia, MO.

Weekes-Shackelford, V.A., Shackelford, T.K., Sela, Y., Ehrke, A., & Arvanitis, J. (2013). An exploration of exploitation: Children’s religious acquisition. Human Behavior and Evolution Society Annual Conference. Miami, FL.

Jovanovski, M., Weekes-Shackelford, V.A., Shackelford, T.K., & Osgood, I. (2015). Does previous criminal record help explain the differential risk of filicide by stepparents? Annual Conference of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society. Columbia, MO.

Sela, Y., Weekes-Shackelford, V.A., & Shackelford, T.K. (2013). Female copulatory orgasm and male partner attractiveness. Human Behavior and Evolution Society Annual Conference. Miami, FL.

Sela, Y., Weekes-Shackelford, V.A., & Shackelford, T.K. (2013). Female coital orgasm and male partner attractiveness. Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Conference. Chicago, IL.

Sela, Y., Weekes-Shackelford, V.A., & Shackelford, T.K. (2013). Female copulatory orgasm and male partner attractiveness. Evolutionary Psychology Preconference, Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Conference. New Orleans, LA.

Weekes-Shackelford, V.A., Shackelford, TShackelford, T.K., & Weekes-Shackelford, V.A. (2012). Invited talk. Evolutionary Psychology Preconference, Society for Personality and Social Psychology Annual Conference. San Diego, CA.

Shackelford, T.K., & Weekes-Shackelford, V.A. (2012). Invited talk. Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Conference. Chicago, IL.

Kaighobadi, F., Shackelford, T. K., & Weekes-Shackelford, V. A. (2010). Do women fake orgasm to retain a mate? 22nd Annual Meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society. University of Oregon, Eugene.

Beasley, S. L., Weekes-Shackelford, V. A., & Shackelford, T. K. (2005). Contexts and circumstances of filicide-suicide in Chicago, 1870-1930. 17th Annual Meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society. University of Texas at Austin.

Easton, J. A., Stone, E. A., Weekes-Shackelford, V. A., & Shackelford, T. K. (2005). After having children: Sex-differentiated changes in mate preferences. Presented in symposium: “Both a Parent and a Mate” (V. A. Weekes-Shackelford, Chair), 17th Annual Meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society. University of Texas at Austin.

LaMunyon, C. W., Shackelford, T. K., Goetz, A. T., Quintus, B. J., & Weekes-Shackelford, V. A. (2005). Mate preferences for a short-term sexual relationship. Presented in symposium: “Sperm competition in humans” (A. T. Goetz & T. K. Shackelford, Co-Chairs), 17th Annual Meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society. University of Texas at Austin.

Stone, E. A., Weekes-Shackelford, V. A., Easton, J. A., & Shackelford, T. K. (2005). How having a child changes female mating psychology. Presented in symposium: “Both a Parent and a Mate” (V. A. Weekes-Shackelford, Chair), 17th Annual Meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society. University of Texas at Austin.

Weekes-Shackelford, V. A., & Shackelford, T. K., Stone, E. A., & Easton, J. E. (2005). Luring a mate: An exploitation of mate preferences. Presented in symposium: “Both a Parent and a Mate” (V. A. Weekes-Shackelford, Chair), 17th Annual Meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society. University of Texas at Austin.

Beasley, S., Weekes-Shackelford, V. A., Fredericks, I., & Shackelford, T. K. (2003). Filicide-suicide by stepparents and genetic parents. 15th Annual Meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society. University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE.

Goetz, A. T., Shackelford, T. K., Weekes-Shackelford, V. A., Euler, H. A., Hoier, S., & Schmitt, D. P. (2003). Mate retention, semen displacement, and human sperm competition: Tactics to prevent and correct female infidelity. Paper presented in symposium, “Paternal certainty and anti-cuckoldry tactics (Steven Platek & Todd K. Shackelford, Co-Chairs), 15th Annual Meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society. University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

Goetz, A. T., Shackelford, T. K., Weekes-Shackelford, V. A., Euler, H. A., Hoier, S., & Schmitt, D. P. (2003). Mate retention, semen displacement, and human sperm competition: Tactics to prevent and correct female infidelity. Seventh Annual Florida Atlantic University Psychology Fair. Davie, Florida

Michalski, R. L., Weekes-Shackelford, V. A., & Shackelford, T. K. (2003). An introduction to Evolutionary Psychology: A primer on truth and unification. Seventh Annual Florida Atlantic University Psychology Fair. Davie, Florida.

Weekes-Shackelford, V. A., Beasley, S., Fredericks, I., & Shackelford, T. K. (2003). Methods of filicide: Stepparents and genetic parents kill differently. Seventh Annual Florida Atlantic University Psychology Fair. Davie, Florida.

Weekes-Shackelford, V. A., Shackelford, T. K., & Buss, D. M. (2003). Wife-killings committed in the context of a “lovers triangle.” Seventh Annual Florida Atlantic University Psychology Fair. Davie, Florida.

Weekes-Shackelford, V. A., Shackelford, T. K., Fredericks, I. (2003). Motivational differences for filicide by stepparents and genetic parents and genetic mothers. 15th Annual Meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society. University of Nebraska, Lincoln.

Michalski, R. L., Weekes-Shackelford, V. A., Ward, D. R., & Shackelford, T. K. (2002). How to get into graduate school: Work hard and plan carefully. Sixth Annual Florida Atlantic University Psychology Fair. Davie, Florida.

Michalski, R. L., Weekes-Shackelford, V. A., & Shackelford, T. K. (2002). An introduction to Evolutionary Psychology: A primer on truth and unification. Sixth Annual Florida Atlantic University Psychology Fair. Davie, Florida.

Weekes-Shackelford, V. A., & Shackelford, T. K. (2002). Methods of murder by stepmothers and genetic mothers. 14th Annual Meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society. Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ.

Weekes-Shackelford, V. A., Shackelford, T. K., & Buss, D. M. (2002). Wife-killings committed in the context of a “lovers triangle.” Sixth Annual Florida Atlantic University Psychology Fair. Davie, Florida.

LeBlanc, G. J., Michalski, R. L., Weekes-Shackelford, V. A., Ward, D. R., & Shackelford, T. K. (2001).How to get into graduate school: Work hard and plan carefully. Fifth Annual Florida Atlantic University Psychology Fair. Davie, Florida.

LeBlanc, G. J., Weekes-Shackelford, V. A., Bleske, A. L., Euler, H. A., Hoier, S., & Shackelford, T. K. (2001). Absence makes the heart grow fonder, but only for men: The psychological architecture of human sperm competition. Fifth Annual Florida Atlantic University Psychology Fair. Davie, Florida.

Ward, D. R., LeBlanc, G. J., Weeks-Shackelford, V. A., Shackelford, T. K., & Drass, E. (2001). Affective reactions to infidelity. 13th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Society. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Weekes-Shackelford, V. A., LeBlanc, G. J., Bleske, A. L., Euler, H. A., Hoier, S., & Shackelford, T. K. (2001). Female coital orgasm and male attractiveness. Fifth Annual Florida Atlantic University Psychology Fair.  Davie, Florida.

Weekes-Shackelford, V. A., Shackelford, T. K., & Buss, D. M. (2001). Wife-killings committed in the context of a “lovers triangle.” 13th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Society. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Weekes-Shackelford, V. A., Shackelford, T. K., & Buss, D. M. (2001) Wife-killings committed in the context of a “lovers triangle.” 10th Annual Meeting of the Homicide Research Working Group. University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida.

LeBlanc, G. J., Michalski, R. L., Weekes-Shackelford, V. A., Ward, D. R., & Shackelford, T. K. (2000). How to get into graduate school: Work hard and plan carefully. Fourth Annual Florida Atlantic University Psychology Fair. Davie, Florida.

LeBlanc, G. J., Michalski, R. L., Weekes, V. A., & Shackelford, T. K. (2000). An introduction to Evolutionary Psychology: A primer on truth and unification. Fourth Annual Florida Atlantic University Psychology Fair. Davie, Florida.

LeBlanc, G. J., Weekes, V. A., Bleske, A. L., Euler, H. A., Hoier, S., & Shackelford, T. K. (2000). Absence makes the heart grow fonder, but only for men: The psychological architecture of human sperm competition. Fourth Annual Florida Atlantic University Psychology Fair. Davie, Florida.

LeBlanc, G. J., Weekes, V. A., & Shackelford, T. K. (2000). Anticipating, preventing, and correcting female infidelity: Three adaptive problems of sperm competition. Fourth Annual Florida Atlantic University Psychology Fair. Davie, Florida.

LeBlanc, G. J., Weekes, V. A., Shackelford, T. K., LeBlanc, G. J., Bleske, A. L., Euler, H. A., & Hoier, S. (2000). Female coital orgasm and male attractiveness. 12th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Society. Miami, Florida.

Shackelford, T. K., Buss, D. M., & Weekes-Shackelford, V. A., (2000). Wife-killings committed in the context of a “lovers triangle. Paper presented at the 11th Annual Meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society. Amherst College (June).

Shackelford, T. K., LeBlanc, G. J., Weekes, V. A., Bleske, A. L., Euler, H. A., & Hoier, S. (2000). Absence makes the heart grow fonder, but only for men: The psychological architecture of human sperm competition. 12th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Society. Miami, Florida.

Shackelford, T. K., & Weekes, V. A. (2000). Anticipating, preventing, and correcting female infidelity: Three adaptive problems of sperm competition. 12th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Society. Miami, Florida.

Weekes, V. A., LeBlanc, G. J., Bleske, A. L., Euler, H. A., Hoier, S., & Shackelford, T. K. (2000). Female coital orgasm and male attractiveness. Fourth Annual Florida Atlantic University Psychology Fair. Davie, Florida.

Weekes, V. A., LeBlanc, G. J., Drass, E., Shackelford, T. K., DeKay, W. T., & Buss, D. M. (2000). Sexual jealousy in later life: An evolutionary psychological perspective. Fourth Annual Florida Atlantic University Psychology Fair. Davie, Florida.

Weekes, V. A., & Shackelford, T.K. (2000). Anticipating, Preventing, and Correcting Female Infidelity: Three Adaptive Problems of Female Infidelity. Poster presented at the 12th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Society. Miami, FL (June).

Weekes, V. A., LeBlanc, G. J., Shackelford, T.K., Bleske, A.L., Euler, H.A., & Hoier, S. (2000). Female Coital Orgasm and Male Attractiveness. Poster presented at the 12th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Society. Miami, FL (June).

Weekes-Shackelford, V. A., Shackelford, T.K., & Buss, D. M. (2000). Wife-killings committed in the context of a “lovers triangle.” 12th Annual Meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society. Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts.

DeKay, W.T., Shackelford, T.K., LeBlanc, G.J., Buss, D.M., Weekes, V.A., & Drass, E. (1999). Intergenerational Jealousy: Parental Reactions to the Imagined Infidelities of Children-In-Law. Poster presented at the 11th Annual Meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society. University of Utah (June).

DeKay, W. T., Shackelford, T. K., LeBlanc, G. J., Drass, E., Weekes, V. A., & Buss, D. M. (1999). Sexual jealousy in later life: An evolutionary psychological perspective. 11th Annual Meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society. University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Drass, E., LeBlanc, G. J., Weekes, V. A., Shackelford, T. K., DeKay, W. T., & Buss, D. M. (1999). Sexual jealousy in later life: An evolutionary psychological perspective. Third Annual Florida Atlantic University Psychology Fair. Davie, Florida.

LeBlanc, G.J., Drass, E., Weekes, V. A., Shackelford, T.K., DeKay, W.T., & Buss, D.M. (1999). Sexual in Later Life: An Evolutionary Psychological Perspective. Poster presented at the Third Annual Florida Atlantic University Psychology Fair (February).

LeBlanc, G.J., Drass, E., Weekes, V. A., Shackelford, T.K., DeKay, W.T., & Buss, D.M. (1999). Sexual Jealousy in Later Life: An Evolutionary Psychological Perspective. Paper presented at the 11th Annual Meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, University of Utah (June).

LeBlanc, G. J., Shackelford, T. K., & Garble, R. (1999). An introduction to Evolutionary Psychology: A primer on truth and unification. Second Annual Florida Atlantic University Psychology Directed-Independent Fair. Boca Raton, Florida.

LeBlanc, G. J., Weekes, V. A., Bleske, A. L., Euler, H. A., Hoier, S., & Shackelford, T. K. (1999). Absence makes the heart grow fonder, but only for men: The psychological architecture of human sperm competition. Third Annual Florida Atlantic University Psychology Fair. Davie, Florida.

LeBlanc, G. J., Weekes, V. A., & Shackelford, T.K. (1999). Anticipating, Preventing, and Correcting Sperm Competition. Poster presented at the Third Annual Florida Atlantic University Psychology Fair (February).

LeBlanc, G. J., Weekes, V.A., & Shackelford, T.K. (1999). Anticipating, Preventing, and Correcting Sperm Competition. Paper presented as part of a symposium, “The Psychology of Human Sperm Competition” (Todd K. Shackelford, Chair), at the 11th Annual Meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society. University of Utah (June).

Parker, R.E., Araujo, K.A., Weekes, V.A., Field, A. & Laursen, B. (1999). Parent-Adolescent Conflict in Single Mother and Two-Parent European American and African American Households. Poster presented at the Third Annual Florida Atlantic University Psychology Fair (February).

Parker, R.E., Araujo, K.A., Weekes, V.A., Field, A. & Laursen, B. (1999). Parent-Adolescent Conflict in Single Mother and Two-Parent European American and African American Households. Poster presented at the 1999 Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development. Albuquerque, NM (April).

Rosselli, M., Araujo, K. Weekes, V., Volk, L., Palomino, J., Caracciolo, V. (1999). Aging of Language in Bilingual (Spanish/English) and Monolingual Individuals. Poster presented at the Third Annual Florida Atlantic University Psychology Fair (February).

Shackelford, T.K., LeBlanc, G.J., & Weekes, V.A., Bleske, A.L., Euler, H.A., & Hoier, S. (1999). Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder, But Only for Men: The Psychological Architecture of Human Sperm Competition. Poster presented at the Third Annual Florida Atlantic University Psychology Fair (February).

Shackelford, T.K., LeBlanc, G.J., & Weekes, V.A., Bleske, A.L., Euler, H.A., Hoier, S., Schwartz, D., & Benkert, D. (1999). Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder, But Only for Men: The Psychological Architecture of Human Sperm Competition. Poster presented at the 11th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Society. Denver, CO (August).

Shackelford, T.K., LeBlanc, G.J., & Weekes, V.A., Bleske, A.L., Euler, H.A., & Hoier, S., (1999). Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder, But Only for Men: The Psychological Architecture of Human Sperm Competition. Paper presented as part of a symposium, “The Psychology of Human Sperm Competition” (Todd K. Shackelford, Chair), at the 11th Annual Meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society. University of Utah (June).

Shackelford, T.K., LeBlanc, G.J., & Weekes, V.A., Bleske, A.L., Euler, H.A., & Hoier, S., (1999).Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder, But Only for Men: The Psychological Architecture of Human Sperm Competition. Poster presented at the 107th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. Boston, MA (August).

Weekes, V. A., Tal, J. & Shackelford (1999). What Predicts Female Coital Orgasm? Poster presented at The Third Annual Florida Atlantic University Psychology Fair (February).

Weekes, V. A., LeBlanc, G. J., & Shackelford, T.K., (1999). Human Female Coital Orgasm is Predicted by Her Partner’s Physical Attractiveness. Paper presented as part of a symposium, “The Psychology of Human Sperm Competition” (Todd K. Shackelford, Chair), at the 11th Annual Meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society. University of Utah (June).

Drass, E., Araujo, K., Weekes, V., LeBlanc, G., Grable, R., Nunez, D., Shackelford, T., DeKay, W. (1998). Sexual Jealousy in Later Life. Poster presented at the Second Annual Florida Atlantic University Psychology Fair (February).

Rosselli, M., Araujo, K. Weekes, V., Volk, L., Palomino, J., Caracciolo, V. (1998). Aging of Language in Bilingual (Spanish/English) and Monolingual Individuals. Poster presented at the 18th National Academy of Neuropsychology (November).

Shackelford, T., LeBlanc, G., Bleske, A., Grable, R., Nunez, D., & Weekes, V. (1998). The Psychological Architecture of Sperm Competition in Humans. 10th Annual Human Behavior and Evolution Society Conference.  Davis, CA (July).

Weekes, V.A. (1998). Neuropsychology of Bilingualism. Research Seminar in Neuropsychology (Dr. Monica Rosselli). Florida Atlantic University (January).

Weekes, V.A. (1998). Human Female Orgasm and Mate Fluctuating Asymmetry. Research Seminar in Evolutionary Psychology (Dr. Todd Shackelford). Florida Atlantic University (March).

Weekes, V.A. (1998). Influence of Serotonin and Testosterone in Aggression and Dominance: Convergence with Social Psychology. Research Seminar in Neuropsychology (Dr. Monica Rosselli). Florida Atlantic University (April).

Weekes, V.A. & Araujo, K.A. (1998). On the Incomplete Architecture of Human Ontogeny. Research Seminar in Developmental Psychology (Dr. Brett Laursen). Florida Atlantic University (September).

Weekes, V., Araujo, K. Volk, L., Palomino, J., Caracciolo, V. & Rosselli, M., (1998). Aging of Language in Bilingual (Spanish/English) and Monolingual Individuals. Poster presented at the Second Annual Florida Atlantic University Psychology Fair (February).

Weekes, V.A. (1997). A 10-Year Longitudinal Study of Cognitive Changes in Elderly Persons. Research  Seminar in Neuropsychology (Dr. Monica Rosselli). Florida Atlantic University (November).