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 Domainsort ascending Uniqueness
Sialic acid binding Ig-like lectin (SIGLEC) James Sikela, Veronica Searles Quick Gene Family Expansion and Loss Likely Difference
Killer Cell Ig-Like Receptor (KIR) James Sikela, Veronica Searles Quick Gene Family Expansion and Loss Likely Difference
Taste Receptors James Sikela, Veronica Searles Quick Gene Family Expansion and Loss Likely Difference
HLA-DRB1 family Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Gene Family Expansion and Loss Speculative Difference
Kruppel-type Zinc Finger Family Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Gene Family Expansion and Loss Likely Difference
DUX Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Gene Family Expansion and Loss Likely Difference
Olfactory Receptors James Sikela, Veronica Searles Quick Gene Family Expansion and Loss Absolute Difference
SPANX Genes Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Gene Family Expansion and Loss Likely Difference
T-Cell Receptors Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Gene Family Expansion and Loss Likely Difference
NBPF Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Gene Family Expansion and Loss Absolute Difference
Chromosome Number James Sikela, Veronica Searles Quick Novel Chromosome Features and Banding Patterns Absolute Difference
Xq21.3 to Yp11.2 Duplication Tim Crow Novel Chromosome Features and Banding Patterns Absolute Difference
Chromatin-Stained Banding Patterns Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Novel Chromosome Features and Banding Patterns Absolute Difference
Features of the Y Chromosome Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Novel Chromosome Features and Banding Patterns Absolute Difference
Symbolic Means of Coping with Envy MOCA Author Culture Absolute Difference
Inheritance Rules 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
Rites of Passage MOCA Author Culture Absolute Difference
World View MOCA Author Culture Absolute Difference
Music Rachel Zarndt Culture Relative 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
Genital Mutilation Camille Toarmino Culture Absolute Difference
Beliefs About Death MOCA Author Culture Absolute Difference
Divination MOCA Author Culture Absolute Difference
Dancing Kyle Fischer, chadnan pandey Culture Relative Difference
Age Based Division of Labor Kiri Hagerman Social Organization Absolute Difference
Sex Based Division of Labor Kiri Hagerman Social Organization Relative Difference
Capital Punishment Kyle Fischer Social Organization Absolute Difference
Parental Influence on Mate Choice Majesta O'Bleness Social Organization Absolute Difference
Pair-bonding Kari Hanson Social Organization Relative Difference
Group Stability MOCA Author Social Organization Relative 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
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
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
Joint Attention Emily Little Communication Likely Difference
Linguistic Structural Recursion Robert Kluender Communication
Well-Formedness Criteria Robert Kluender Communication
Metacommunication Robert Kluender Communication
Prevarication Robert Kluender Communication
Vocabulary Size and Structure Robert Kluender Communication
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
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
Denial of Reality MOCA Author Cognition
Social Referencing Sanae Okamoto-Barth, Tetsuro Matsuzawa Cognition Relative Difference
Optimism Bias Andrew Schork Cognition Relative Difference
Arithmetic Leela Davies Cognition Relative Difference
Symbolic Representation of Abstract Concepts Todd Preuss Cognition Relative Difference
Numeracy Tetsuro Matsuzawa, Lisa Parr Cognition Absolute Difference
Relational Reasoning MOCA Author 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

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