Publications

Donor Conception: Psychosocial Issues

Mate Choice

Other Topics

Donor Insemination: Psychosocial Issues


Goldberg, A.E & Scheib, J.E. (in press). Female-partnered women conceiving kinship: Does sharing a sperm donor mean we’re family? Journal of Lesbian Studies.

Goldberg, A.E. & Scheib, J.E. (in press). Why Donor Insemination and Not Adoption? Narratives of Female-Partnered and Single Mothers. Family Relations.

Rueter, M.A., Connor, J.J., Pasch, L., Anderson, K.N., Scheib, J.E., Koerner, A.F. & Damario, M. (in press). Sharing information with children conceived using in vitro fertilization: The effect of parents’ privacy orientation. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology.

Scheib, J.E. & McCormick, E. (in press). Choosing a sperm donor. In A. Goldberg (Ed.) SAGE Encyclopedia of LGBTQ Studies.

Scheib, J.E., Ruby, A. & Lee, S. (in press). Relationships with families who share the same donor. In A. Goldberg (Ed.) SAGE Encyclopedia of LGBTQ Studies.

2015

Goldberg, A. E. & Scheib, J. (2015). Female-partnered and single women’s contact motivations and experiences with donor-linked families. Human Reproduction30, 1375-1385.

2014

Ravitsky, V., Guichon, J., Blyth, E., Stevens, B., Pratten, O., Kramer, W., Scheib, J.E., Greenbaum, M., Cameron, A. & Frith, L. (2014). Pinpointing identity: Donor conception workshop. International Innovation: Disseminating Science, Research and Technology, 138, 10-12.

2012

Scheib, J.E. & Hastings, P.D. (2012). Donor-conceived children raised by lesbian couples: Socialization and development in a new form of planned family. In D. Cutas & S. Chan (Eds.) Families – Beyond the Nuclear Ideal (pp. 64-83). Bloomsbury Academic Series.

2010

Ravitsky, V. & Scheib, J.E. (2010). Donor-conceived individuals’ right to know. Hastings Center Bioethics Forum 40 (4).

Scheib, J.E. & Hastings, P.D. (2010). Lesbian mothers and their donor-conceived children: Family processes, child development and long-term outcomes. In D. Funcke & P. Thorn (Eds.) Die Gleichgeschlechtliche Familie mit Kindern: Interdisziplinäre Beiträge zu einer neuen Lebensform (Same-Sex Families: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, pp. 285-318). Bielefeld, Germany: Transcript Verlag.

2009

Scheib, J.E. & Ruby, A. (2009). Beyond consanguinity risk: Developing donor birth limits that consider psychosocial risk factors. Fertility & Sterility, 91, e12.

2008

Scheib, J.E. & Ruby, A. (2008). Contact among families who share the same sperm donor. Fertility & Sterility, 90, 33-43.

Scheib, J.E., Ruby, A. & Benward, J. (2008). Who requests their sperm donor’s identity? Analysis of donor-conceived adult requests at an open-identity program. Fertility & Sterility, 90 (sup. 1), S8-9.

Shehab, D., Duff, J., Pasch, L.A., Mac Dougall, K., Scheib, J.E. & Nachtigall, R.D. (2008). How parents whose children have been conceived with donor gametes make their disclosure decision: Contexts, influences, and couple dynamics. Fertility & Sterility, 89, 179-187.

2007

Scheib, J.E. & Cushing, R.A. (2007). Open-identity donor insemination in the United States: Is it on the rise? Fertility & Sterility, 88, 231-232. [pdf]

Mac Dougall, K., Becker, G., Scheib, J.E. & Nachtigall R.D. (2007). Strategies for disclosure: How parents approach telling their children that they were conceived with conceived with donor gametes. Fertility & Sterility, 87, 524-533. [pdf]

2006

Fulcher, M., Sutfin, E.L., Chan, R.W., Scheib, J.E. & Patterson, C.J. (2006). Lesbian mothers and their children: Findings from the contemporary families study. In A. Omoto & H. Kurtzman (Eds.), Sexual orientation and mental health: Examining identity and development in lesbian, gay, and bisexual people (pp. 281-299). Washington, DC: APA. [pdf]

Scheib, J.E. & Ruby, A. (2006). Impact of sperm donor information on parents and children. Sexuality, Reproduction & Menopause, 4, 17-19. [pdf]

2005

Scheib, J.E., Riordan, M. & Rubin, S. (2005). Adolescents with open-identity sperm donors: Reports from 12-17 year olds. Human Reproduction, 20, 239-252.  [link]

2004

Scheib, J.E. (2004). Experiences of youth and sperm donors in an open-identity program. In Psychology/Counselling Nursing, pre-congress course publication for the 19th annual meeting of the European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology, Berlin, Germany, pp. 22-25. [pdf]

2003

Scheib, J.E., Riordan, M. & Rubin, S. (2003). Choosing identity-release® sperm donors: The parents’ perspective 13-18 years later. Human Reproduction, 18, 1115-1127.   [link]

2002

Braverman, A.M., Benward, J.M. & Scheib, J.E. (2002). Views and practices about record keeping and dissemination in donor conception. Fertility & Sterility, 78 (sup. 1),S29-30. [pdf]

2001

Riordan, M. & Scheib, J.E. (2001). A sperm bank prepares for donor identity-release®. In S. Franz & D. Allen (Eds.), The offspring speak: An international conference of donor offspring (pp. 34-37). Report to Health Canada. Toronto: Infertility Network.

2000

Scheib, J.E., Steele, A.C., Shaver, P.R. & Riordan, M. (2000). Why leave a donor insemination program before conceiving? Fertility & Sterility, 74 (sup. 1), S190. [pdf]

Scheib, J.E., Riordan, M. & Shaver, P.R. (2000). Choosing between anonymous and identity-release® sperm donors: Recipient and donor characteristics. Reproductive Technologies (now Reproductive BioMedicine Online), 10, 50-58. [pdf]

1998

Scheib, J.E., Raboy, B.L. & Shaver, P.R. (1998). Selection of sperm donors: Recipients’ criteria and donor attributes that predict choice. Fertility & Sterility, 70 (sup. 1), S279.

Emond, M. & Scheib, J.E. (1998). Why not donate sperm? A study of potential donors. Evolution and Human Behavior, 19, 313-319. [pdf]

1997

Scheib, J.E. (1997). Female choice in the context of donor insemination. In P.A. Gowaty (Ed.), Feminism and evolutionary biology: Boundaries, intersections and frontiers (pp. 489-504). New York: Chapman & Hall. [pdf]

Scheib, J.E., Kristiansen, A. & Wara, A. (1997). A Norwegian note on Sperm donor selection and the psychology of female mate choice. Evolution and Human Behavior, 18, 143-149. [pdf]

1994

Scheib, J.E. (1994). Sperm donor selection and the psychology of female mate choice. Ethology & Sociobiology (now Evolution and Human Behavior), 15, 113-129. [pdf]

Human Mate Choice

2009

Prokosch, M.D., Coss, R.G., Scheib, J.E. & Blozis, S.A. (2009). Intelligence and mate choice: Intelligent men are always appealing. Evolution & Human Behavior, 30, 11-20. [pdf]

2005

Schachner, D.A., Scheib, J.E., Gillath, O. & Shaver, P.R. (2005). Worldwide, economic development and gender equality correlate with liberal sexual attitudes and behavior: What does this tell us about evolutionary psychology? Brain and Behavioral Sciences, 28, 293-294. [pdf]

2001

Scheib, J.E. (2001). Context-specific mate choice criteria: Women’s trade-offs in the contexts of long-term and extra-pair mateships. Personal Relationships, 8, 371-389.  [pdf]

1999

Scheib, J.E., Gangestad, S.W. & Thornhill, R. (1999). Facial attractiveness, symmetry, and cues of good genes. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, B, 266,1913-1917. [pdf]

1997

Scheib, J.E. (1997). Female choice in the context of donor insemination. In P.A. Gowaty (Ed.), Feminism and evolutionary biology: Boundaries, intersections and frontiers (pp. 489-504). New York: Chapman & Hall. [pdf]

Scheib, J.E., Kristiansen, A. & Wara, A. (1997). A Norwegian note on Sperm donor selection and the psychology of female mate choice. Evolution and Human Behavior, 18, 143-149. [pdf]

1994

Scheib, J.E. (1994). Sperm donor selection and the psychology of female mate choice. Ethology & Sociobiology (now Evolution and Human Behavior), 15, 113-129. [pdf]

Other Topics

2003

Scheib, J.E., Cody, L.E., Clayton, N.S. & Montgomerie, R.D. (2003). Vigilance and the group-size effect: Observing behavior in humans. In B.J. Ploger & K. Yasukawa (Eds.), Exploring animal behavior in laboratory and field (pp. 259-277). New York: Academic Press. [pdf]

Scheib, J.E., Cody, L.E., Clayton, N.S. & Montgomerie, R.D. (2003). Vigilance and the group-size effect: Observing behavior in humans. In B.J. Ploger & K. Yasukawa (Eds.), Teaching animal behavior in laboratory and field (pp. 90-92). New York: Academic Press. [pdf]

2001

Scheib, J.E. (2001). Review of Sex in the future: The reproductive revolution and how it will change us. Evolution and Human Behavior, 22, 217-220.

2000

McAndrew, F.T, Akande, A., Bridgstock, R., Mealey, L, Gordon, S.C., Scheib, J.E., Akande-Adetoun, B.E., Odewale, F., Morakinyo, A., Nyahete, P. & Mubvakure, G. (2000). A multicultural study of stereotyping in English-speaking countries. Journal of Social Psychology, 140, 487-502. [pdf]

1998

Scheib, J.E. & Shaver, P.R. (1998). What it means to be female. American Journal of Primatology, 44, 277-279.

1997

Scheib, J.E. (1997). Human evolution: Cognitive adaptations. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 1, 4.

Wilson, M., Daly, M. & Scheib, J.E. (1997). Femicide: An evolutionary psychological perspective. In P.A. Gowaty (Ed.), Feminism and evolutionary biology: Boundaries, intersections and frontiers (pp. 431-465). New York: Chapman & Hall.

1995

Scheib, J.E. (1995). Primatism? Bugs, birds, and rodents are important too. Politics & The Life Sciences, 14, 190-191.