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 401 - 500 of 615 MOCA Topics.

Topic Name Topic Authors MOCA Domainsort descending Uniqueness
Frontal Lobe Size Nicole Barger, Katerina Semendeferi Neuroscience Absolute Difference
Thalamic Neuron Origins Pasko Rakic Neuroscience
Relative Size of Hippocampal Divisions Todd Preuss Neuroscience
Association Cortex Size Todd Preuss Neuroscience Absolute Difference
Fingertip Sensory Nerve Endings Hector Reynoso Neuroscience Speculative Difference
Interneurons that Co-Express Parvalbumin and Calbindin Todd Preuss, Laura Sancho Neuroscience Speculative Difference
Size of Sensory Thalamic Nuclei Ben Cipollini Neuroscience Relative Difference
BDNF Receptor Expression MOCA Author Neuroscience Speculative Difference
Predecessor Neurons in Cortical Development Pasko Rakic Neuroscience
Morphometrics of the Amygdala Nicole Barger, Katerina Semendeferi Neuroscience Relative Difference
Number and Complexity of Cortical Gyrii Stephen Johnston Neuroscience Relative Difference
Adult Neurogenesis Leela Davies Neuroscience Speculative Difference
Cortical Neuron Density, Synapse-to-Neuron Ratio Heidi Sharipov Neuroscience Relative Difference
Corpus Callosum Size James Rilling Neuroscience Absolute Difference
Pattern of Gyrification Stephen Johnston, Hector Reynoso Neuroscience Likely Difference
Cortical Synapse Density Kari Hanson Neuroscience Relative Difference
Sialic Acid Content of the Brain Pascal Gagneux Neuroscience Likely Difference
Volume of Temporal Lobe White Matter MOCA Author Neuroscience Absolute Difference
Cortical Thrombospondin Expression Todd Preuss Neuroscience Likely Difference
Primary Visual Area Size Todd Preuss Neuroscience No Difference
Magnocellular Retinal Ganglion Cell Size Todd Preuss Neuroscience Speculative Difference
Mirror Neurons Erin Hecht, Todd Preuss Neuroscience No Difference
Siglec Expression in Microglia Ajit Varki Neuroscience Likely Difference
Limbic Thalamic Nuclei Size Ben Cipollini Neuroscience Relative Difference
Volume of Frontal Lobe White Matter Leela Davies Neuroscience Speculative Difference
Protein Expression in the Amygdala Todd Preuss Neuroscience Speculative Difference
Arcuate Fasciculus Size and Trajectory James Rilling Neuroscience Likely Difference
Number of Calretinin-Containing Pyramidal Cells in Cingulate Cortex Layer V Todd Preuss Neuroscience Absolute Difference
Motor Thalamic Nuclei Size Ben Cipollini Neuroscience Relative Difference
Laminar Organization of Area V1 Todd Preuss Neuroscience Likely Difference
Astrocyte Morphology Matthew Boisvert, Todd Preuss Neuroscience Absolute Difference
Proportion of Pre- and Postnatal Brain Growth Heidi Sharipov Neuroscience Relative Difference
Sensory Thalamic Nuclei Size Ben Cipollini Neuroscience Relative Difference
Outer Subventricular Zone Stephen Johnston Neuroscience Likely Difference
Organization of Layer 4A of Area V1 Todd Preuss Neuroscience Likely Difference
Prefrontal cortex pyramidal cell morphology Caroline Horton Neuroscience Speculative Difference
Brain Size Todd Preuss Neuroscience Absolute Difference
Subregions of the Hippocampus Stephen Johnston Neuroscience
Response Properties of Dorsal-Stream Extrastriate Cortical Areas MOCA Author Neuroscience
Psychosis Tim Crow Mental Disease Absolute Difference
Autism Spectrum Disorders Tim Crow Mental Disease Absolute Difference
Psychopathy Tim Crow Mental Disease Speculative Difference
Anxiety States Tim Crow Mental Disease Speculative Difference
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Tim Crow Mental Disease Absolute Difference
Anorexia and Bulimia Tim Crow Mental Disease Absolute Difference
Suicide Tim Crow Mental Disease Likely Difference
Dementias Tim Crow Mental Disease Likely Difference
Nuclear Families Linda Marchant Behavior Absolute Difference
Laughing Swati Trishal Behavior Relative Difference
Long-range Transport of Materials Linda Marchant Behavior Absolute Difference
Intentional Deception Robert Thomas Behavior Relative Difference
Smiling Caroline Horton Behavior Likely Difference
Cooperative Breeding Sarah Hrdy Behavior Absolute Difference
Intra-group Coalitions/Alliances Whitney Friedman Behavior Relative Difference
Maternal Infanticide Corinna Most Behavior Likely Difference
Handedness MOCA Author Behavior Relative Difference
Deliberately Delaying Gratification Kiri Hagerman Behavior Likely Difference
Planning Ahead Linda Marchant Behavior Likely Difference
Wound Licking Camille Toarmino Behavior
Maternal Tolerance of Allomaternal Assistance Sarah Hrdy Behavior Absolute Difference
Social Importance of Dominance MOCA Author Behavior Relative Difference
Laughing Response to Physical Stimuli Linda Marchant Behavior Likely Difference
Repeated Practice of Tasks MOCA Author Behavior
Incest Avoidance Laura Sancho Behavior Likely Difference
Inter-group Coalition Formation Whitney Friedman Behavior Relative Difference
Peace-Making MOCA Author Behavior Relative Difference
Self-Injury Andrew Schork Behavior Relative Difference
Homosexual Behavior MOCA Author Behavior Relative Difference
Abuse of Other Animal Species MOCA Author Behavior Relative Difference
Reconciliation MOCA Author Behavior Relative Difference
Unnecessary Risk Taking Deepika Patel Behavior Relative Difference
Masturbation Landon Klein Behavior Speculative Difference
Aversion to Foul Odors MOCA Author Behavior Likely Difference
Reciprocal Altruism MOCA Author Behavior Relative Difference
Romantic Infatuation (Limerence) Camille Toarmino Behavior Absolute Difference
Cleanliness MOCA Author Behavior Absolute Difference
Sense of Justice MOCA Author Behavior Likely Difference
Personal adornment Linda Marchant Behavior Absolute Difference
Symbolic Play Linda Marchant Behavior Likely Difference
Moral Sense Ben Cipollini Behavior Likely Difference
Facial Expression of Emotional State Lisa Parr Behavior Speculative Difference
Adult Play Robert Thomas Behavior No Difference
Domestication of Plants Andrew Somerville, Margaret Schoeninger Behavior Absolute Difference
Facial recognition Heidi Sharipov Behavior Speculative Difference
Home Base Alyssa Crittenden, Margaret Schoeninger Behavior Absolute Difference
Organized Warfare MOCA Author Behavior Relative Difference
Domestication of Other Animals Margaret Schoeninger, Andrew Somerville Behavior Absolute Difference
Food Sharing Alyssa Crittenden, Margaret Schoeninger Behavior Relative Difference
Travel Between Dissimilar Environments Rachel Zarndt Behavior Absolute Difference
Torture Landon Klein Behavior Absolute Difference
Intra-Specific Aggression Whitney Friedman Behavior Relative Difference
Organized Gathering of Food Alyssa Crittenden, Margaret Schoeninger Behavior Absolute Difference
Grandparenting MOCA Author Behavior Absolute Difference
Infanticide Linda Marchant Behavior Relative Difference
Organized Hunting for Meat MOCA Author Behavior Relative Difference
Assisted Childbirth Wenda Trevathan Behavior Absolute Difference
Care of the Infirm and Elderly MOCA Author Behavior Absolute Difference
Physical Abuse of the Young Ketan Thorat Behavior Relative Difference
Organized Scavenging for Meat Linda Marchant Behavior Likely Difference
Use of Containers Alyssa Crittenden, Margaret Schoeninger Behavior Absolute Difference

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