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 617 MOCA Topics.

Topic Name Topic Authors MOCA Domainsort ascending Uniqueness
Self-Recognition of Mirror Reflection Tetsuro Matsuzawa, Lisa Parr Cognition Relative Difference
Symbolic Representation Tetsuro Matsuzawa, Lisa Parr Cognition Relative Difference
Analogical Reasoning MOCA Author Cognition
Wound Licking Camille Toarmino Behavior
Abuse of Other Animal Species MOCA Author Behavior Relative Difference
Maternal Infanticide Corinna Most Behavior Likely Difference
Planning Ahead Linda Marchant Behavior Likely Difference
Maternal Tolerance of Allomaternal Assistance Sarah Hrdy Behavior Absolute Difference
Handedness MOCA Author Behavior Relative Difference
Repeated Practice of Tasks MOCA Author Behavior
Aversion to Foul Odors MOCA Author Behavior Likely Difference
Laughing Response to Physical Stimuli Linda Marchant Behavior Likely Difference
Incest Avoidance Laura Sancho Behavior Likely Difference
Self-Injury Andrew Schork Behavior Relative Difference
Cleanliness MOCA Author Behavior Absolute Difference
Peace-Making MOCA Author Behavior Relative Difference
Homosexual Behavior MOCA Author Behavior Relative Difference
Unnecessary Risk Taking Deepika Patel Behavior Relative Difference
Symbolic Play Linda Marchant Behavior Likely Difference
Reconciliation MOCA Author Behavior Relative Difference
Masturbation Landon Klein Behavior Speculative Difference
Adult Play Robert Thomas Behavior No Difference
Reciprocal Altruism MOCA Author Behavior Relative Difference
Romantic Infatuation (Limerence) Camille Toarmino Behavior Absolute Difference
Assisted Childbirth Wenda Trevathan Behavior Absolute Difference
Home Base Alyssa Crittenden, Margaret Schoeninger Behavior Absolute Difference
Organized Warfare MOCA Author Behavior Relative Difference
Sense of Justice MOCA Author Behavior Likely Difference
Personal adornment Linda Marchant Behavior Absolute Difference
Food Sharing Alyssa Crittenden, Margaret Schoeninger Behavior Relative Difference
Torture Landon Klein Behavior Absolute Difference
Moral Sense Ben Cipollini Behavior Likely Difference
Facial Expression of Emotional State Lisa Parr Behavior Speculative Difference
Grandparenting MOCA Author Behavior Absolute Difference
Infanticide Linda Marchant Behavior Relative Difference
Domestication of Plants Andrew Somerville, Margaret Schoeninger Behavior Absolute Difference
Facial recognition Heidi Sharipov Behavior Speculative Difference
Care of the Infirm and Elderly MOCA Author Behavior Absolute Difference
Physical Abuse of the Young Ketan Thorat Behavior Relative Difference
Domestication of Other Animals Margaret Schoeninger, Andrew Somerville Behavior Absolute Difference
Use of Containers Alyssa Crittenden, Margaret Schoeninger Behavior Absolute Difference
Aggressiveness Kiri Hagerman Behavior Relative Difference
Organized Gathering of Food Alyssa Crittenden, Margaret Schoeninger Behavior Absolute Difference
Travel Between Dissimilar Environments Rachel Zarndt Behavior Absolute Difference
Intra-Specific Aggression Whitney Friedman Behavior Relative Difference
Control of Paternity MOCA Author Behavior Absolute Difference
Mechanical Multi-Tasking MOCA Author Behavior Absolute Difference
Organized Hunting for Meat MOCA Author Behavior Relative Difference
Feasting Kiri Hagerman Behavior Absolute Difference
Paternal Care MOCA Author, Rashmi Jejurikar Behavior Absolute Difference
Accurate Overhand Throwing MOCA Author Behavior Absolute Difference
Organized Scavenging for Meat Linda Marchant Behavior Likely Difference
Cooperative Action Jeremy Karnowski Behavior Relative Difference
Nuclear Families Linda Marchant Behavior Absolute Difference
Long-range Transport of Materials Linda Marchant Behavior Absolute Difference
Food Preparation Alyssa Crittenden, Margaret Schoeninger Behavior Relative Difference
Intraspecific Aggression Pascal Gagneux, Stephen Johnston, Jeremy Karnowski, Corinna Most, Hector Reynoso, Heidi Sharipov Behavior Likely Difference
Intra-group Coalitions/Alliances Whitney Friedman Behavior Relative Difference
Deliberately Delaying Gratification Kiri Hagerman Behavior Likely Difference
Food Storage Linda Marchant Behavior Absolute Difference
Teaching Tetsuro Matsuzawa, Lisa Parr Behavior Absolute Difference
Social Importance of Dominance MOCA Author Behavior Relative Difference
Somnambulism Kyle Fischer Behavior Absolute Difference
Smiling Caroline Horton Behavior Likely Difference
Inter-group Coalition Formation Whitney Friedman Behavior Relative Difference
Intentional Deception Robert Thomas Behavior Relative Difference
Cooperative Breeding Sarah Hrdy Behavior Absolute Difference
Laughing Swati Trishal Behavior Relative 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
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
Planum Temporale Cortical Asymmetry MOCA Author Neuroscience Likely Difference
Leftward Asymmetry of Broca's Area MOCA Author Neuroscience Speculative Difference
Siglec-11 Expression in the Brain Dillon Chen, Ajit Varki Neuroscience Absolute Difference
Cerebellar Volume Caroline Horton Neuroscience Relative Difference
Thalamic Neuron Origins Pasko Rakic Neuroscience
Von Economo (Spindle) Cells Number and Size Camilla Butti, Patrick Hof Neuroscience Relative Difference
Siglec-16 Expression in the Brain Dillon Chen, Ajit Varki Neuroscience Absolute Difference
Frontal Lobe Size Nicole Barger, Katerina Semendeferi Neuroscience Absolute Difference
Fingertip Sensory Nerve Endings Hector Reynoso Neuroscience Speculative Difference
Columnar Organization of V1 MOCA Author Neuroscience No Difference
Association Cortex Size Todd Preuss Neuroscience Absolute Difference
BDNF Receptor Expression MOCA Author Neuroscience Speculative Difference
Frontal Lobe Activation by Visual Stimulation Todd Preuss Neuroscience Speculative Difference
Size of Sensory Thalamic Nuclei Ben Cipollini Neuroscience Relative Difference
Adult Neurogenesis Leela Davies Neuroscience Speculative Difference
Global Pattern of Gene Expression in the Cortex Laura Sancho Neuroscience Absolute Difference
Number and Complexity of Cortical Gyrii Stephen Johnston Neuroscience Relative Difference
Cortical Neuron Density, Synapse-to-Neuron Ratio Heidi Sharipov Neuroscience Relative Difference
Relative Size of Hippocampal Divisions Todd Preuss Neuroscience
Pattern of Gyrification Stephen Johnston, Hector Reynoso Neuroscience Likely Difference
Cortical Synapse Density Kari Hanson Neuroscience Relative Difference
Interneurons that Co-Express Parvalbumin and Calbindin Todd Preuss, Laura Sancho Neuroscience Speculative Difference
Volume of Temporal Lobe White Matter MOCA Author Neuroscience Absolute Difference
Cortical Thrombospondin Expression Todd Preuss Neuroscience Likely Difference

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