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 ascending Topic Authors MOCA Domain Uniqueness
Long-range Transport of Materials Linda Marchant Behavior Absolute Difference
Long Term Memory Laura Sancho Cognition Relative Difference
Long Interspersed Elements (LINEs) Types and Distribution Haig Kazazian, John Moran Genomics Relative Difference
Linguistic Structural Recursion Robert Kluender Communication
Limbic Thalamic Nuclei Size Ben Cipollini Neuroscience Relative Difference
LEPR (Leptin receptor) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
Length of Cervical Vertebral Spinous Processes MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Leftward Asymmetry of Broca's Area MOCA Author Neuroscience Speculative Difference
Left Occipital-Right Frontal Petalia Torque Asymmetry Ben Cipollini Neuroscience No Difference
Law MOCA Author Social Organization Absolute Difference
Laughing Response to Physical Stimuli Linda Marchant Behavior Likely Difference
Laughing Swati Trishal Behavior Relative Difference
Laryngeal Air Sacs Philip Lieberman Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Lanugo Hair MOCA Author Development Likely Difference
Language Segmentation Robert Kluender Communication
Language Linearity Robert Kluender Communication
Laminar Organization of Area V1 Todd Preuss Neuroscience Likely Difference
Lacrimal Gland Structure MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Kruppel-type Zinc Finger Family Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Gene Family Expansion and Loss Likely Difference
KRT41P (keratin 41 pseudogene) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Absolute Difference
KIR3DL1 (killer cell immunoglobulin-like receptor, three domains, long cytoplasmic tail, 1) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
Killer Inhibitory Receptor Composition Pascal Gagneux Immunology Relative Difference
Killer Cell Ig-Like Receptor (KIR) James Sikela, Veronica Searles Quick Gene Family Expansion and Loss Likely Difference
Kidney Basement Membrane Thickness Nissi Varki Anatomy and Biomechanics Likely Difference
Juvenile Stage Barry Bogin Development Relative Difference
Joint Attention Emily Little Communication Likely Difference
Invasive Trophoblast Implantation and Placentation Majesta O'Bleness Reproductive Biology and Disease Speculative Difference
Intraspecific Aggression Pascal Gagneux, Stephen Johnston, Jeremy Karnowski, Corinna Most, Hector Reynoso, Heidi Sharipov Behavior Likely Difference
Intra-Specific Aggression Whitney Friedman Behavior Relative Difference
Intra-group Coalitions/Alliances Whitney Friedman Behavior Relative Difference
Interneurons that Co-Express Parvalbumin and Calbindin Todd Preuss, Laura Sancho Neuroscience Speculative Difference
Inter-group Coalition Formation Whitney Friedman Behavior Relative Difference
Inter-Generational Transfers MOCA Author General Life History Absolute Difference
Inter-birth Intervals Corinna Most General Life History Absolute Difference
Intentional Deception Robert Thomas Behavior Relative Difference
Institutions Donald Brown Social Organization Absolute Difference
Innovation (Language Change and Variation) Robert Kluender Communication
Inner Ear Canal Morphology Jean-Jacques Hublin Anatomy and Biomechanics Likely Difference
Inheritance Rules MOCA Author Culture Absolute Difference
Influenza A Infection Ajit Varki Medical Disease Likely Difference
Inflammatory Bowel Disease Nissi Varki Pathology Speculative Difference
Infanticide Linda Marchant Behavior Relative Difference
Infant-Caregiver Affect Attunement Emily Little Development Absolute Difference
Infant Locomotor Development Heidi Sharipov Development Relative Difference
Incisor Morphology MOCA Author Dental Biology and Disease
Incest Avoidance Laura Sancho Behavior Likely Difference
Impact of Conspecific Competition MOCA Author Ecology
Imitative Learning Tetsuro Matsuzawa, Lisa Parr Cognition Absolute Difference
Hypoglossal Nerve Size MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics No Difference
Hypodontia MOCA Author Dental Biology and Disease
Hyoid Bulla Majesta O'Bleness Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
HYDIN (Hydrocephalus inducing homolog) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
Hydatiform Moles Kurt Benirschke Reproductive Biology and Disease Relative Difference
Human Accelerated Regions (HARs) and Changes in Conserved Sequences James Sikela, Veronica Searles Quick Genomics Likely Difference
Hospitality MOCA Author Culture Absolute Difference
Homosexual Behavior MOCA Author Behavior Relative Difference
Home Range Size Matthew Boisvert Ecology Relative Difference
Home Base Alyssa Crittenden, Margaret Schoeninger Behavior Absolute Difference
HLA-DRB1*11 (major histocompatibility complex, class II, DR beta 1 allele 11 ) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
HLA-DRB1 family Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Gene Family Expansion and Loss Speculative Difference
HIV Progression to AIDS Ajit Varki Medical Disease Likely Difference
Hip and Knee Kinematics Carol Ward Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Hierarchical Linguistic Structure Robert Kluender Communication Absolute Difference
Heterochromatin Content Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Genomics Absolute Difference
Hepatic Amyloidosis MOCA Author Medical Disease Likely Difference
Hemorrhoids Nissi Varki Medical Disease Likely Difference
Hemochromatosis Nissi Varki Pathology Speculative Difference
Helplessness of the Young Jean-Jacques Hublin, Steven Leigh General Life History Absolute Difference
Helminthic Infection MOCA Author Medical Disease Relative Difference
Hearing Sensitivity Anubhab Khan Organ Physiology Relative Difference
Healing the Sick Robert Thomas Culture Absolute Difference
Head Hair Color and Texture Nina Jablonski Skin Biology and Disease Relative Difference
HAR1 (human accelerated region 1) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Absolute Difference
Handedness MOCA Author Behavior Relative Difference
Hairlessness Nina Jablonski Skin Biology and Disease Absolute Difference
Hair Vibrissae MOCA Author Skin Biology and Disease Speculative Difference
Gut Microbiome MOCA Author Ecology Relative Difference
GTF2IRD2 (GTF2I repeat domain containing 2) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
GTF2H2 (General transcription factor IIH, polypeptide 2, 44kDa) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
Growth of Enamel and Dentine MOCA Author Dental Biology and Disease No Difference
Group Stability MOCA Author Social Organization Relative Difference
GRIN3B (Glutamate receptor, ionotropic, N-methyl-D-aspartate 3B) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
GRIN3A (Glutamate receptor, ionotropic, N-methyl-D-aspartate 3A) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
Grandparenting MOCA Author Behavior Absolute Difference
Gout Nissi Varki Pathology Speculative Difference
GLRA4 (Glycine receptor, alpha 4) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
Global Pattern of Gene Expression in the Cortex Laura Sancho Neuroscience Absolute Difference
Gift Giving Kari Hanson Culture Likely Difference
Gesture Robert Kluender Communication
Gestational Duration MOCA Author Reproductive Biology and Disease Absolute Difference
Genomic Segmental Duplications/Low Copy Repeats Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Genomics Absolute Difference
Genomic Insertions, Deletions, Inversions and Single Nucleotide Changes Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Genomics Absolute Difference
Genomic Insertions and Deletions (Indels) Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Genomics Relative Difference
Genital Mutilation Camille Toarmino Culture Absolute Difference
Gene Conversion James Sikela, Veronica Searles Quick Genomics Absolute Difference
Gallstones Nissi Varki Medical Disease Speculative Difference
GADD45G (Growth arrest and DNA-damage-inducible protein 45 gamma) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
FZD8 (frizzled 8) Majesta O'Bleness Genetics Likely Difference
FSHR (Follicle-stimulating hormone receptor) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
Frugivory Margaret Schoeninger Nutrition Relative Difference

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