MOCA Topics

This page lists MOCA Topics. Each topic presents existing data about a particular difference between humans and non-human hominids. Topics are grouped into MOCA Domains. Displaying 1 - 100 of 615 MOCA Topics.

Topic Name Topic Authors MOCA Domain Uniquenesssort descending
Rules of Word Formation (Morphology) Robert Kluender Communication
Analogical Reasoning MOCA Author Cognition
Premature Labor MOCA Author Reproductive Biology and Disease
Hypodontia MOCA Author Dental Biology and Disease
OR4F17 (olfactory receptor, family 4, subfamily F, member 17) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics
Fetal Microchimerism in Mothers MOCA Author Reproductive Biology and Disease
Rules of Phrase/Sentence Formation (Syntax) Robert Kluender Communication
Wound Licking Camille Toarmino Behavior
Dental Crowding and Impaction MOCA Author Dental Biology and Disease
TRGV10 (T cell receptor gamma variable 10) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics
Meaning (Semantics/Pragmatics) Robert Kluender Communication
Fine Touch Receptors MOCA Author Organ Physiology
Repeated Practice of Tasks MOCA Author Behavior
Congenital Dental Abnormalities MOCA Author Dental Biology and Disease
Language Linearity Robert Kluender Communication
Innovation (Language Change and Variation) Robert Kluender Communication
Direct Cortical Projections to Brainstem Orofacial Motoneurons MOCA Author Neuroscience
Enamel Structure and Enamel Thickness MOCA Author Dental Biology and Disease
S100A7 (S100 calcium binding protein A7) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics
Language Segmentation Robert Kluender Communication
Gesture Robert Kluender Communication
Longevity MOCA Author General Life History
Thalamic Neuron Origins Pasko Rakic Neuroscience
Denial of Reality MOCA Author Cognition
The Enamel-Dentine Junction (EDJ) Morphology MOCA Author Dental Biology and Disease
Relative Size of Hippocampal Divisions Todd Preuss Neuroscience
Meaning Redundancy Robert Kluender Communication
Neoplastic Dental Abnormalities MOCA Author Dental Biology and Disease
Incisor Morphology MOCA Author Dental Biology and Disease
Predecessor Neurons in Cortical Development Pasko Rakic Neuroscience
Duration of Infant Arousal MOCA Author Development
Androgen Metabolism in the Brain Camille Toarmino Endocrinology
Canine Morphology MOCA Author Dental Biology and Disease
Linguistic Structural Recursion Robert Kluender Communication
Premolar Morphology MOCA Author Dental Biology and Disease
Well-Formedness Criteria Robert Kluender Communication
Metacommunication Robert Kluender Communication
Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection Severity Fawn Stroud Medical Disease
Low Trabecular Bone Density MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics
Supernumerary Teeth MOCA Author Dental Biology and Disease
Molar Morphology MOCA Author Dental Biology and Disease
Prevarication Robert Kluender Communication
Food Texture Peter Lucas Nutrition
Mental Time Travel MOCA Author Cognition
Chewing Cycle MOCA Author Dental Biology and Disease
Vocabulary Size and Structure Robert Kluender Communication
Population Density MOCA Author Ecology
Dentition Eruption Sequence MOCA Author Dental Biology and Disease
Phonetic Inventory Philip Lieberman Communication
Dermatoglyphs MOCA Author Skin Biology and Disease
Impact of Conspecific Competition MOCA Author Ecology
Dental Caries MOCA Author Dental Biology and Disease
Sound/Sign Patterning (Phonology) Robert Kluender Communication
Subregions of the Hippocampus Stephen Johnston Neuroscience
Response Properties of Dorsal-Stream Extrastriate Cortical Areas MOCA Author Neuroscience
Periodontal Disease MOCA Author Dental Biology and Disease
Tactile Communication Robert Kluender Communication
Neonatal Imitation of Adults Emily Little Development No Difference
Planum Temporale Cerebral Asymmetry William Hopkins Neuroscience No Difference
Left Occipital-Right Frontal Petalia Torque Asymmetry Ben Cipollini Neuroscience No Difference
Morphology of the Brow Ridge MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics No Difference
Hypoglossal Nerve Size MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics No Difference
Columnar Organization of V1 MOCA Author Neuroscience No Difference
FGFR2 (fibroblast growth factor receptor 2) Matthew Boisvert, Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics No Difference
Trim5-alpha/APOBEC Control of Retroviral Pathogens Pascal Gagneux Immunology No Difference
Growth of Enamel and Dentine MOCA Author Dental Biology and Disease No Difference
Osteoarthritis Nissi Varki Medical Disease No Difference
Adult Play Robert Thomas Behavior No Difference
Penis Size and Morphology Pascal Gagneux Reproductive Biology and Disease No Difference
Twinning Frequency Kurt Benirschke Reproductive Biology and Disease No Difference
Preferential Looking at Particular Stimuli Lisa Parr Cognition No Difference
Primary Visual Area Size Todd Preuss Neuroscience No Difference
UOX (urate oxidase, pseudogene) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics No Difference
Mirror Neurons Erin Hecht, Todd Preuss Neuroscience No Difference
Epilepsy Laura Sancho Medical Disease No Difference
Age-Associated Osteoporosis MOCA Author Pathology Speculative Difference
Cortical Morphology Todd Preuss Neuroscience Speculative Difference
Gallstones Nissi Varki Medical Disease Speculative Difference
HLA-DRB1 family Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Gene Family Expansion and Loss Speculative Difference
Cutaneous Touch Receptor Sensitivity MOCA Author Skin Biology and Disease Speculative Difference
Gout Nissi Varki Pathology Speculative Difference
Leftward Asymmetry of Broca's Area MOCA Author Neuroscience Speculative Difference
Hemochromatosis Nissi Varki Pathology Speculative Difference
Psychopathy Tim Crow Mental Disease Speculative Difference
Clostridium difficile Infection Nissi Varki Medical Disease Speculative Difference
Inflammatory Bowel Disease Nissi Varki Pathology Speculative Difference
Anxiety States Tim Crow Mental Disease Speculative Difference
Autoimmune Disorders Nissi Varki Medical Disease Speculative Difference
Breadth of Corpus Sternii MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Speculative Difference
Masturbation Landon Klein Behavior Speculative Difference
Declarative Memory Tetsuro Matsuzawa, Lisa Parr Cognition Speculative Difference
SVA (SINE/VNTR/Alu) Element Expansion John Moran Genomics Speculative Difference
Frontal Lobe Activation by Visual Stimulation Todd Preuss Neuroscience Speculative Difference
Invasive Trophoblast Implantation and Placentation Majesta O'Bleness Reproductive Biology and Disease Speculative Difference
Nephrolithiosis (Kidney Stones) Nissi Varki Medical Disease Speculative Difference
Adrenarche Barry Bogin, Benjamin Campbell Development Speculative Difference
Fingertip Sensory Nerve Endings Hector Reynoso Neuroscience Speculative Difference
Trigger for Onset of Birth MOCA Author Reproductive Biology and Disease Speculative Difference
Hair Vibrissae MOCA Author Skin Biology and Disease Speculative Difference
Facial Expression of Emotional State Lisa Parr Behavior Speculative Difference

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