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Dr Yong Zhi Foo

Yong Zhi Foo

Associate Investigator

Contact Details

Phone : +61 8 6488 3573
email : yong.foo@uwa.edu.au

External Address

School of Psychological Science
The University of Western Australia
35 Stirling Highway
Crawley WA 6009

Awards

  • CCD Excellence in Research Student Award: Outstanding 2016 Publication (2017), Foo, Y.Z. for "Foo, Y., Nakagawa, S., Rhodes, G., & Simmons, L.W. (2017). The effects of sex hormones on immune function: A meta-analysis." Biological Reviews.

Media Engagement

Selected Publications

Periodicals

  • Foo, Y.Z., Nakagawa, S., Rhodes, G., & Simmons, L.W. (2017). The effects of sex hormones on immune function: A meta-analysis. Biological Reviews, 92(1), 551-571. doi:10.1111/brv.12243
  • Foo, Y.Z., Rhodes, G. & Simmons, L.W. (2017). The carotenoid beta-carotene enhances facial colour, attractiveness and perceived health, but not actual health, in humans. Behavioral Ecology, 28(2), 570-578. doi:10.1093/beheco/arw188
  • Foo, Y.Z., Simmons, L.W., & Rhodes, G. (2017). The relationship between health and mating success in humans. Royal Society Open Science, 4, 160603. doi:10.1098/rsos.160603
  • Foo, Y.Z., Simmons, L.W., & Rhodes, G. (2017). Predictors of facial attractiveness and health in humans. Scientific Reports, 7, 39731. doi:10.1038/srep39731

Conference Presentations, Colloquia, and other presentations

  • Foo, Y.-Z., Nakagawa, S., Rhodes, G., & Simmons, L.W. (2016, August). The effect of testosterone on immune function: A meta-analysis. Poster session presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, The Fairmont Resort, Leura.
  • Foo, Y.Z., Nakagawa, S., Rhodes, G., & Simmons, L.W. (2016, July). The effects of sex hormones on immune function. Paper presented at the 16th Congress of the International Society for Behavioral Ecology (ISBE 2016), Exeter, UK.
  • Foo, Y.Z., Nakagawa, S., Rhodes, G., & Simmons, L. (2015, March). Testosterone suppresses immune function: A meta-analysis. Poster session presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders International Person Perception Workshop, Perth.

Further Information

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Telephone: +61 2 9850 4127
Email : ccd@mq.edu.au
Web : www.ccd.edu.au

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