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 201 - 300 of 615 MOCA Topics.

Topic Name Topic Authors MOCA Domainsort ascending Uniqueness
Frontal Lobe Size Nicole Barger, Katerina Semendeferi Neuroscience Absolute Difference
Fingertip Sensory Nerve Endings Hector Reynoso Neuroscience Speculative Difference
Relative Size of Hippocampal Divisions Todd Preuss Neuroscience
Association Cortex Size Todd Preuss Neuroscience Absolute Difference
BDNF Receptor Expression MOCA Author 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
Adult Neurogenesis Leela Davies 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
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
Protein Expression in the Amygdala Todd Preuss Neuroscience Speculative Difference
Limbic Thalamic Nuclei Size Ben Cipollini Neuroscience Relative Difference
Siglec Expression in Microglia Ajit Varki Neuroscience Likely Difference
Volume of Frontal Lobe White Matter Leela Davies Neuroscience Speculative Difference
Laminar Organization of Area V1 Todd Preuss Neuroscience Likely Difference
Number of Calretinin-Containing Pyramidal Cells in Cingulate Cortex Layer V Todd Preuss Neuroscience Absolute Difference
Arcuate Fasciculus Size and Trajectory James Rilling Neuroscience Likely Difference
Motor Thalamic Nuclei Size Ben Cipollini Neuroscience Relative Difference
Nutritional Requirements During Different Life Stages Barry Bogin Nutrition Likely Difference
Frugivory Margaret Schoeninger Nutrition Relative Difference
Cooking Richard Wrangham Nutrition Absolute Difference
Food Handling Alyssa Crittenden, Margaret Schoeninger Nutrition Relative Difference
Underground Plant Food Consumption MOCA Author Nutrition Relative Difference
Aquatic Food Consumption MOCA Author Nutrition Absolute Difference
Carnivory Caleb Finch Nutrition Relative Difference
Food Components Nissi Varki Nutrition Relative Difference
Fallback Food Composition Richard Wrangham Nutrition Relative Difference
Food Texture Peter Lucas Nutrition
Detoxifying/Removing Antinutrients Pascal Gagneux Nutrition Absolute Difference
Dermatoglyphs MOCA Author Skin Biology and Disease
Emotional Flushing (Blushing) Robert Thomas Skin Biology and Disease Likely Difference
Sexual Skin Swelling MOCA Author Skin Biology and Disease Absolute Difference
Cutaneous Touch Receptor Sensitivity MOCA Author Skin Biology and Disease Speculative Difference
Head Hair Color and Texture Nina Jablonski Skin Biology and Disease Relative Difference
Baldness and Male Pattern Baldness MOCA Author Skin Biology and Disease Absolute Difference
Body Lice MOCA Author Skin Biology and Disease Absolute Difference
Acne Vulgaris MOCA Author Skin Biology and Disease Absolute Difference
Hairlessness Nina Jablonski Skin Biology and Disease Absolute Difference
Subcutaneous Fat Nina Jablonski Skin Biology and Disease Likely Difference
Eyebrows Matthew Boisvert Skin Biology and Disease Absolute Difference
Hair Vibrissae MOCA Author Skin Biology and Disease Speculative Difference
Eccrine Sweat Gland Quantity Nina Jablonski Skin Biology and Disease Absolute Difference
Wound Healing Rate MOCA Author Skin Biology and Disease Likely Difference
Skin Pigmentation Variation Nina Jablonski Skin Biology and Disease Relative Difference
Tanning Nina Jablonski Skin Biology and Disease Absolute Difference
Cutaneous Biosynthesis of Vitamin D Nina Jablonski Skin Biology and Disease Speculative Difference
Sialoadhesin on Macrophages Ajit Varki Immunology Likely Difference
Siglec Expression on T Cells Ajit Varki Immunology Likely Difference
T Cell Reactivity Ajit Varki Immunology Likely Difference
Trim5-alpha/APOBEC Control of Retroviral Pathogens Pascal Gagneux Immunology No Difference
Sialic Acid Recognition by Siglecs Ajit Varki Immunology Likely Difference
Killer Inhibitory Receptor Composition Pascal Gagneux Immunology Relative Difference
Response to Tuberculin Test Ajit Varki Immunology Likely Difference
Varicose Veins Fawn Stroud Medical Disease Absolute Difference
Hepatic Amyloidosis MOCA Author Medical Disease Likely Difference
Psoriasis MOCA Author Medical Disease Likely Difference
Hemorrhoids Nissi Varki Medical Disease Likely Difference
Atherosclerotic Stroke Rachel Zarndt Medical Disease Relative Difference
Epilepsy Laura Sancho Medical Disease No Difference
Gallstones Nissi Varki Medical Disease Speculative Difference
Fibrosing Cardiomyopathy Joyce Cohen, Ajit Varki Medical Disease Absolute Difference
Helminthic Infection MOCA Author Medical Disease Relative Difference
Female Iron Deficiency Ajit Varki Medical Disease Likely Difference
Clostridium difficile Infection Nissi Varki Medical Disease Speculative Difference
Meningococcal Meningitis Leela Davies Medical Disease Likely Difference
Autoimmune Disorders Nissi Varki Medical Disease Speculative Difference
Salmonella typhi Infection Severity (Typhoid Fever) MOCA Author Medical Disease Likely Difference
Cholera Robert Thomas Medical Disease Likely Difference
Nephrolithiosis (Kidney Stones) Nissi Varki Medical Disease Speculative Difference
Influenza A Infection Ajit Varki Medical Disease Likely Difference
Osteoarthritis Nissi Varki Medical Disease No Difference
Viral Hepatitis Complications Ajit Varki Medical Disease Likely Difference
End Stage Renal Disease Fawn Stroud Medical Disease Likely Difference
Malaria Ajit Varki Medical Disease Absolute Difference
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome MOCA Author Medical Disease Absolute Difference
HIV Progression to AIDS Ajit Varki Medical Disease Likely Difference
Sleep Apnea Fawn Stroud Medical Disease Absolute Difference
Enterobius Vermicularis Infection Fawn Stroud Medical Disease Absolute Difference
Sialic Acid-expressing Pathogens Ajit Varki Medical Disease Likely Difference
Sexually Transmitted Bacterial Diseases MOCA Author Medical Disease Likely Difference
Myocardial Infarction (Atherosclerotic Coronary Thrombosis) Ajit Varki Medical Disease Likely Difference
Diabetes Mellitus MOCA Author Medical Disease Likely Difference
Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection Severity Fawn Stroud Medical Disease
Foamy Virus (Spumavirus) Infection MOCA Author Medical Disease Absolute Difference
Varicella Virus Infection Severity Fawn Stroud Medical Disease Absolute Difference
Pelvic Phleboliths MOCA Author Medical Disease Absolute Difference
Bronchial Asthma Nissi Varki Medical Disease Likely Difference
Rheumatoid Arthritis Nissi Varki Medical Disease Relative Difference
Dental Caries MOCA Author Dental Biology and Disease

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