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 101 - 200 of 615 MOCA Topics.

Topic Namesort descending Topic Authors MOCA Domain Uniqueness
Clostridium difficile Infection Nissi Varki Medical Disease Speculative Difference
CMAH (cytidine monophosphate-N-acetylneuraminic acid hydroxylase (CMP-N-acetylneuraminate monooxygenase) pseudogene) Ajit Varki Genetics Absolute Difference
Colonic Polyps Nissi Varki Pathology Relative Difference
Columnar Organization of V1 MOCA Author Neuroscience No Difference
Combinatorial Capacity Robert Kluender Communication Relative Difference
Congenital Dental Abnormalities MOCA Author Dental Biology and Disease
Construction of Shelters Barry Bogin Culture Relative Difference
Control of Fire MOCA Author Culture Absolute Difference
Control of Paternity MOCA Author Behavior Absolute Difference
Cooking Richard Wrangham Nutrition Absolute Difference
Cooperative Action Jeremy Karnowski Behavior Relative Difference
Cooperative Breeding Sarah Hrdy Behavior Absolute Difference
Copulatory Plug Pascal Gagneux Reproductive Biology and Disease Absolute Difference
Corpus Callosum Size James Rilling Neuroscience Absolute Difference
Cortical Morphology Todd Preuss Neuroscience Speculative Difference
Cortical Neuron Density, Synapse-to-Neuron Ratio Heidi Sharipov Neuroscience Relative Difference
Cortical Synapse Density Kari Hanson Neuroscience Relative Difference
Cortical Thrombospondin Expression Todd Preuss Neuroscience Likely Difference
COX5A (cytochrome c oxidase subunit Va) Lawrence Grossman Genetics Relative Difference
Cross-modality recognition, matching Lisa Parr Cognition Relative Difference
Cuisine Melanie Beasley Culture Absolute Difference
Cultural Transmission MOCA Author Culture Relative Difference
Cutaneous Biosynthesis of Vitamin D Nina Jablonski Skin Biology and Disease Speculative Difference
Cutaneous Touch Receptor Sensitivity MOCA Author Skin Biology and Disease Speculative Difference
Dancing Kyle Fischer, chadnan pandey Culture Relative Difference
DCHS1 (Dachsous Cadherin-Related 1) Majesta O'Bleness Genetics Likely Difference
DDX11L (DEAD/H (Asp-Glu-Ala-Asp/His) box polypeptide 11 like) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
Deciduous Teeth Development/Morphology Robert Thomas Dental Biology and Disease Relative Difference
Declarative Memory Tetsuro Matsuzawa, Lisa Parr Cognition Speculative Difference
Deliberately Delaying Gratification Kiri Hagerman Behavior Likely Difference
Dementias Tim Crow Mental Disease Likely Difference
Denial of Reality MOCA Author Cognition
Dental Caries MOCA Author Dental Biology and Disease
Dental Crowding and Impaction MOCA Author Dental Biology and Disease
Dentition Eruption Sequence MOCA Author Dental Biology and Disease
Dentition Size and Tooth Number Jean-Jacques Hublin Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Dermatoglyphs MOCA Author Skin Biology and Disease
Detoxifying/Removing Antinutrients Pascal Gagneux Nutrition Absolute Difference
DHEA/DHEAS Circulating Levels MOCA Author Endocrinology Relative Difference
Diabetes Mellitus MOCA Author Medical Disease Likely Difference
Difficulty Breastfeeding Emily Little Reproductive Biology and Disease Relative Difference
Direct Cortical Projections to Brainstem Orofacial Motoneurons MOCA Author Neuroscience
Displaced Reference Robert Kluender Communication Relative Difference
Diverticulosis Nissi Varki Pathology Absolute Difference
Divination MOCA Author Culture Absolute Difference
DNAH10OS (Dynein, axonemal heavy chain 10 opposite strand) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Absolute Difference
Domestication of Other Animals Margaret Schoeninger, Andrew Somerville Behavior Absolute Difference
Domestication of Plants Andrew Somerville, Margaret Schoeninger Behavior Absolute Difference
DRD4 (dopamine receptor D4) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
DRD5 (Dopamine receptor D5) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
Drumming Landon Klein Culture Relative Difference
Duality of Patterning Robert Kluender Communication Absolute Difference
DUF1220 Domain Copy Number Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Genomics Likely Difference
Duration of Infant Arousal MOCA Author Development
Duration of Labor MOCA Author Reproductive Biology and Disease Absolute Difference
Duration of Lactation Barry Bogin Development Relative Difference
DUSP22 (Dual specificity phosphatase 22) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
DUX Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Gene Family Expansion and Loss Likely Difference
DUX4 (double homeobox 4) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
E2F6 (E2F transcription factor 6) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
Early Fetal Wastage MOCA Author Reproductive Biology and Disease Likely Difference
Eccrine Sweat Gland Quantity Nina Jablonski Skin Biology and Disease Absolute Difference
Ecological Dominance Emily Little Ecology Absolute Difference
Ectopic Pregnancy MOCA Author Reproductive Biology and Disease Relative Difference
EDAR (ectodysplasin A receptor) Majesta O'Bleness Genetics Likely Difference
ELN (elastin) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Absolute Difference
Emergence of New Communication Systems Robert Kluender, Hope Morgan Communication Absolute Difference
Emotional Flushing (Blushing) Robert Thomas Skin Biology and Disease Likely Difference
Emotional Lacrimation (Crying) Ben Cipollini Organ Physiology Absolute Difference
Empathy Caroline Horton Cognition Likely Difference
Emulative learning Tetsuro Matsuzawa Cognition Likely Difference
Enamel Structure and Enamel Thickness MOCA Author Dental Biology and Disease
End Stage Renal Disease Fawn Stroud Medical Disease Likely Difference
Endogenous Retroviral Types and Distribution Haig Kazazian, John Moran Genomics Relative Difference
Endometriosis MOCA Author Reproductive Biology and Disease Relative Difference
Enforcement through Sanctions MOCA Author Social Organization Relative Difference
Enterobius Vermicularis Infection Fawn Stroud Medical Disease Absolute Difference
Epigenetic Markings Veronica Searles Quick Genomics Likely Difference
Epilepsy Laura Sancho Medical Disease No Difference
Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate MOCA Author Pathology Relative Difference
Ethnicity Donald Brown Social Organization Absolute Difference
External Nose Projection Robert Franciscus Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Eyebrows Matthew Boisvert Skin Biology and Disease Absolute Difference
Facial Expression of Emotional State Lisa Parr Behavior Speculative Difference
Facial recognition Heidi Sharipov Behavior Speculative Difference
Fallback Food Composition Richard Wrangham Nutrition Relative Difference
Fatness at Birth Kari Hanson Development Relative Difference
FCGR1A (Fc fragment of IgG, high affinity Ia, receptor (CD64)) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
Feasting Kiri Hagerman Behavior Absolute Difference
Features of the Y Chromosome Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Novel Chromosome Features and Banding Patterns Absolute Difference
Fecundability Matthew Boisvert Reproductive Biology and Disease Relative Difference
Female Iron Deficiency Ajit Varki Medical Disease Likely Difference
Female Labia Majora MOCA Author Reproductive Biology and Disease Absolute Difference
Female Menopause MOCA Author Reproductive Biology and Disease Relative Difference
Female Pelvic Floor Organ Prolapse Majesta O'Bleness Reproductive Biology and Disease Likely Difference
Female Sexual Receptivity MOCA Author Reproductive Biology and Disease Relative Difference
Fetal Microchimerism in Mothers MOCA Author Reproductive Biology and Disease
FGFR2 (fibroblast growth factor receptor 2) Matthew Boisvert, Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics No Difference
Fibrosing Cardiomyopathy Joyce Cohen, Ajit Varki Medical Disease Absolute Difference
Fine Motor Coordination MOCA Author Organ Physiology Likely Difference

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