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 501 - 600 of 617 MOCA Topics.

Topic Name Topic Authors MOCA Domainsort descending Uniqueness
Teaching Tetsuro Matsuzawa, Lisa Parr Behavior Absolute Difference
Intra-group Coalitions/Alliances Whitney Friedman Behavior Relative Difference
Deliberately Delaying Gratification Kiri Hagerman Behavior Likely Difference
Cooperative Breeding Sarah Hrdy Behavior Absolute Difference
Social Importance of Dominance MOCA Author Behavior Relative Difference
Intentional Deception Robert Thomas Behavior Relative Difference
Intraspecific Aggression Pascal Gagneux, Stephen Johnston, Jeremy Karnowski, Corinna Most, Hector Reynoso, Heidi Sharipov Behavior Likely Difference
Maternal Tolerance of Allomaternal Assistance Sarah Hrdy Behavior Absolute Difference
Inter-group Coalition Formation Whitney Friedman Behavior Relative Difference
Maternal Infanticide Corinna Most Behavior Likely Difference
Planning Ahead Linda Marchant Behavior Likely Difference
Incest Avoidance Laura Sancho Behavior Likely Difference
Abuse of Other Animal Species MOCA Author Behavior Relative Difference
Laughing Response to Physical Stimuli Linda Marchant Behavior Likely Difference
Imitative Learning Tetsuro Matsuzawa, Lisa Parr Cognition Absolute Difference
Declarative Memory Tetsuro Matsuzawa, Lisa Parr Cognition Speculative Difference
Non-Declarative Memory MOCA Author Cognition Relative Difference
Social Referencing Sanae Okamoto-Barth, Tetsuro Matsuzawa Cognition Relative Difference
Arithmetic Leela Davies Cognition Relative Difference
Symbolic Representation of Abstract Concepts Todd Preuss Cognition Relative Difference
Denial of Reality MOCA Author Cognition
Numeracy Tetsuro Matsuzawa, Lisa Parr Cognition Absolute Difference
Relational Reasoning MOCA Author Cognition Relative Difference
Optimism Bias Andrew Schork Cognition Relative Difference
Empathy Caroline Horton Cognition Likely Difference
Cross-modality recognition, matching Lisa Parr Cognition Relative Difference
Tool Manufacture and Use Tetsuro Matsuzawa Cognition Relative Difference
Theory of Mind Tetsuro Matsuzawa, Corinna Most, Lisa Parr Cognition Relative Difference
Preferential Looking at Particular Stimuli Lisa Parr Cognition No Difference
Mental Time Travel MOCA Author Cognition
Short-Term Memory Lisa Parr Cognition Speculative Difference
Awareness of Past and Future MOCA Author Cognition Relative Difference
Awareness of Personal Mortality MOCA Author Cognition Relative Difference
Awareness of Death Tetsuro Matsuzawa, Lisa Parr Cognition Relative Difference
Perception/Awareness of Information about Others Lisa Parr Cognition Speculative Difference
Self-Recognition of Mirror Reflection Tetsuro Matsuzawa, Lisa Parr Cognition Relative Difference
Symbolic Representation Tetsuro Matsuzawa, Lisa Parr Cognition Relative Difference
Analogical Reasoning MOCA Author Cognition
Long Term Memory Laura Sancho Cognition Relative Difference
Emulative learning Tetsuro Matsuzawa Cognition Likely Difference
Displaced Reference Robert Kluender Communication Relative Difference
Innovation (Language Change and Variation) Robert Kluender Communication
Language Segmentation Robert Kluender Communication
Arbitrary Reference Robert Kluender Communication Likely Difference
Emergence of New Communication Systems Robert Kluender, Hope Morgan Communication Absolute Difference
Duality of Patterning Robert Kluender Communication Absolute Difference
Gesture Robert Kluender Communication
Meaning Redundancy Robert Kluender Communication
Hierarchical Linguistic Structure Robert Kluender Communication Absolute Difference
Combinatorial Capacity Robert Kluender Communication Relative Difference
Linguistic Structural Recursion Robert Kluender Communication
Well-Formedness Criteria Robert Kluender Communication
Metacommunication Robert Kluender Communication
Joint Attention Emily Little Communication Likely Difference
Prevarication Robert Kluender Communication
Vocabulary Size and Structure Robert Kluender Communication
Phonetic Inventory Philip Lieberman Communication
Tactile Communication Robert Kluender Communication
Sound/Sign Patterning (Phonology) Robert Kluender Communication
Auditory-Vocal Communication Robert Kluender Communication Absolute Difference
Rules of Word Formation (Morphology) Robert Kluender Communication
Visual-Manual Communication Robert Kluender, Hope Morgan Communication Absolute Difference
Rules of Phrase/Sentence Formation (Syntax) Robert Kluender Communication
Language Linearity Robert Kluender Communication
Meaning (Semantics/Pragmatics) Robert Kluender Communication
Age Based Division of Labor Kiri Hagerman Social Organization Absolute Difference
Sex Based Division of Labor Kiri Hagerman Social Organization Relative Difference
Pair-bonding Kari Hanson Social Organization Relative Difference
Capital Punishment Kyle Fischer Social Organization Absolute Difference
Group Stability MOCA Author Social Organization Relative Difference
Parental Influence on Mate Choice Majesta O'Bleness Social Organization Absolute Difference
Social Group Composition MOCA Author Social Organization Relative Difference
Enforcement through Sanctions MOCA Author Social Organization Relative Difference
Institutions Donald Brown Social Organization Absolute Difference
Social Conventions MOCA Author Social Organization Relative Difference
Status and Role Complexity Donald Brown Social Organization Relative Difference
Law MOCA Author Social Organization Absolute Difference
Ethnicity Donald Brown Social Organization Absolute Difference
Control of Fire MOCA Author Culture Absolute Difference
Art MOCA Author Culture Absolute Difference
Cuisine Melanie Beasley Culture Absolute Difference
Trade MOCA Author Culture Relative Difference
Construction of Shelters Barry Bogin Culture Relative Difference
Ownership of Property MOCA Author Culture Absolute Difference
Drumming Landon Klein Culture Relative Difference
Hospitality MOCA Author Culture Absolute Difference
Gift Giving Kari Hanson Culture Likely Difference
Tool Making MOCA Author Culture Relative Difference
Beliefs About Death MOCA Author Culture Absolute Difference
Divination MOCA Author Culture Absolute Difference
Genital Mutilation Camille Toarmino Culture Absolute Difference
Dancing Kyle Fischer, chadnan pandey Culture Relative Difference
Inheritance Rules MOCA Author Culture Absolute Difference
Symbolic Means of Coping with Envy MOCA Author Culture Absolute Difference
Healing the Sick Robert Thomas Culture Absolute Difference
Producing Humor for Others MOCA Author Culture Likely Difference
Medicines MOCA Author Culture Relative Difference
Cultural Transmission MOCA Author Culture Relative Difference
Physical Modifications of the Body MOCA Author Culture Absolute Difference
Personal Names Hope Morgan Culture Absolute Difference

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