A Case Study of Neuroscientist Jorge Moll

Jorge Moll is a celebrated neuroscientist in Brazil and across the globe. He holds a Ph.D. in Pathophysiology which he acquired from Sao Paulo University. He is the founder of the Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience Unit which helps patients with neuropsychiatric disorders. Jorge offers therapy to his patients after treatment to ensure full recuperation, an aspect which has attracted many people around the globe to seek his professional services.


Awards and Distinctions

Jorge Moll has authored many journals such as Journal of Neurology, Trends in Cognitive Sciences among others. He is also the president of the D’Or Institute for Education and Reseach Program [Idor] He has received several awards for his work such as the Research Fellow NIH award and Visiting Scholar Award. He has also been elected to the following posts. Elected affiliate member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences, Elected Governors board member of the International Neuroethics Society.


Other Achievements

Jorge Moll is famous for his research of 2006 on altruism that links giving to feelings of pleasure. He found out that humans have a component in the brain that triggers guilt and compassion that ultimately makes people want to help others. He is passionate about cultivating a world-class education, healthcare, and research in his home country. He is very passionate about helping people whose conditions distort their normal lives. He spends most of his days exchanging ideas with students, and other professionals and accredits his success to openness, transparency and being skillful. He also attributes the growth and success of his business to the fact that impact to society comes from doing interesting things or breaking from the norm. He believes in being flexible for instance through questioning your model and working with the strengths and weaknesses of your strategy.

His advice to young people is to run with their ideas or move on to other ideas rather being stuck with the same ideas. He is also a family man who resides in Rio de Janeiro and would spend any amount of money to make his kids comfortable and to meet their needs. For him, simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.