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 301 - 400 of 615 MOCA Topics.

Topic Namesort descending Topic Authors MOCA Domain Uniqueness
Language Segmentation Robert Kluender Communication
Lanugo Hair MOCA Author Development Likely Difference
Laryngeal Air Sacs Philip Lieberman Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Laughing Swati Trishal Behavior Relative Difference
Laughing Response to Physical Stimuli Linda Marchant Behavior Likely Difference
Law MOCA Author Social Organization Absolute Difference
Left Occipital-Right Frontal Petalia Torque Asymmetry Ben Cipollini Neuroscience No Difference
Leftward Asymmetry of Broca's Area MOCA Author Neuroscience Speculative Difference
Length of Cervical Vertebral Spinous Processes MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
LEPR (Leptin receptor) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
Limbic Thalamic Nuclei Size Ben Cipollini Neuroscience Relative Difference
Linguistic Structural Recursion Robert Kluender Communication
Long Interspersed Elements (LINEs) Types and Distribution Haig Kazazian, John Moran Genomics Relative Difference
Long Term Memory Laura Sancho Cognition Relative Difference
Long-range Transport of Materials Linda Marchant Behavior Absolute Difference
Longevity MOCA Author General Life History
Low Trabecular Bone Density MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics
Lumbar Lordosis Melanie Beasley Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Magnocellular Retinal Ganglion Cell Size Todd Preuss Neuroscience Speculative Difference
Major Basic Protein in Placenta and Eosinophils MOCA Author Pathology Likely Difference
Malaria Ajit Varki Medical Disease Absolute Difference
Masturbation Landon Klein Behavior Speculative Difference
Maternal Infant Eye-to-Eye Gaze Corinna Most Development Relative Difference
Maternal Infanticide Corinna Most Behavior Likely Difference
Maternal Tolerance of Allomaternal Assistance Sarah Hrdy Behavior Absolute Difference
Mating Effort Pascal Gagneux General Life History Relative Difference
MBL1P (mannose-binding lectin (protein A) 1, pseudogene) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
MC1R (melanocortin 1 receptor (alpha melanocyte stimulating hormone receptor) ) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Absolute Difference
MCPH1 (microcephalin 1) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Relative Difference
Meaning (Semantics/Pragmatics) Robert Kluender Communication
Meaning Redundancy Robert Kluender Communication
Mechanical Multi-Tasking MOCA Author Behavior Absolute Difference
Medicines MOCA Author Culture Relative Difference
Meningococcal Meningitis Leela Davies Medical Disease Likely Difference
Menstrual Cycle Duration MOCA Author Reproductive Biology and Disease Relative Difference
Mental Time Travel MOCA Author Cognition
Metacommunication Robert Kluender Communication
MHC Class I Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Relative Difference
Milk Composition Pascal Gagneux Cell Biology and Biochemistry Likely Difference
Mind-Altering Drug Use Landon Klein Pharmacology Likely Difference
Mirror Neurons Erin Hecht, Todd Preuss Neuroscience No Difference
Mitochondrial Changes and Sequence Migration to the Nucleus Lawrence Grossman, Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Genomics Likely Difference
Mitochondrial Energy Metabolism Lawrence Grossman Cell Biology and Biochemistry Likely Difference
Molar Morphology MOCA Author Dental Biology and Disease
Moral Sense Ben Cipollini Behavior Likely Difference
Morning Sickness Kari Hanson Reproductive Biology and Disease Speculative Difference
Morphology of the Brow Ridge MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics No Difference
Morphometrics of the Amygdala Nicole Barger, Katerina Semendeferi Neuroscience Relative Difference
Motor Thalamic Nuclei Size Ben Cipollini Neuroscience Relative Difference
MOXD2P (monooxygenase, DBH-like 2, pseudogene ) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
MRC1 (Mannose receptor, C type 1) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
Music Rachel Zarndt Culture Relative Difference
MYH16 (myosin, heavy chain 16 pseudogene) Naruya Saitou Genetics Absolute Difference
Myocardial Infarction (Atherosclerotic Coronary Thrombosis) Ajit Varki Medical Disease Likely Difference
N-Glycolylneuraminic Acid Expression Ajit Varki Cell Biology and Biochemistry Absolute Difference
NAIP (NLR family, apoptosis inhibitory protein ) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
NBPF Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Gene Family Expansion and Loss Absolute Difference
NBPF15 (neuroblastoma breakpoint family, member 15) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Absolute Difference
NCF1 (Neutrophil cytosolic factor 1) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
Neonatal Cephalhematoma MOCA Author Reproductive Biology and Disease Absolute Difference
Neonatal Imitation of Adults Emily Little Development No Difference
Neoplasm Types and Prevalence Nissi Varki Pathology Relative Difference
Neoplastic Dental Abnormalities MOCA Author Dental Biology and Disease
Neoteny - Behavioral MOCA Author Development Relative Difference
Neoteny - Biological Barry Bogin Development Relative Difference
Nephrolithiosis (Kidney Stones) Nissi Varki Medical Disease Speculative Difference
Niche Breadth Rachel Zarndt Ecology Relative Difference
Non-Declarative Memory MOCA Author Cognition Relative Difference
Nuclear Families Linda Marchant Behavior Absolute Difference
Number and Complexity of Cortical Gyrii Stephen Johnston Neuroscience Relative Difference
Number of Calretinin-Containing Pyramidal Cells in Cingulate Cortex Layer V Todd Preuss Neuroscience Absolute Difference
Number of Lumbar Vertebrae Nissi Varki Anatomy and Biomechanics Likely Difference
Numeracy Tetsuro Matsuzawa, Lisa Parr Cognition Absolute Difference
Nutritional Requirements During Different Life Stages Barry Bogin Nutrition Likely Difference
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Tim Crow Mental Disease Absolute Difference
Occipital Bone Morphology MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Occipitomarginal Venous Sinus MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
OCLN (Occludin) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
Olfactory Receptors James Sikela, Veronica Searles Quick Gene Family Expansion and Loss Absolute Difference
Onset of Puberty Barry Bogin Development Relative Difference
Optimism Bias Andrew Schork Cognition Relative Difference
OR4F17 (olfactory receptor, family 4, subfamily F, member 17) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics
Organization of Layer 4A of Area V1 Todd Preuss Neuroscience Likely Difference
Organized Gathering of Food Alyssa Crittenden, Margaret Schoeninger Behavior Absolute Difference
Organized Hunting for Meat MOCA Author Behavior Relative Difference
Organized Scavenging for Meat Linda Marchant Behavior Likely Difference
Organized Warfare MOCA Author Behavior Relative Difference
Osteoarthritis Nissi Varki Medical Disease No Difference
Outer Subventricular Zone Stephen Johnston Neuroscience Likely Difference
Ownership of Property MOCA Author Culture Absolute Difference
Pain During Childbirth MOCA Author Reproductive Biology and Disease Absolute Difference
Pair-bonding Kari Hanson Social Organization Relative Difference
PAK2 (p21 activated kinase 2) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
Parental Influence on Mate Choice Majesta O'Bleness Social Organization Absolute Difference
Parental Investment Barry Bogin General Life History Likely Difference
Paternal Care MOCA Author, Rashmi Jejurikar Behavior Absolute Difference
Pattern of Gyrification Stephen Johnston, Hector Reynoso Neuroscience Likely Difference
PCDH11XY (protocadherin 11 X Y linked) Tim Crow, Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Absolute Difference
PDE4DIP (Phosphodiesterase 4D interacting protein) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
PDYN (prodynorphin) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Speculative Difference

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