Jorge Moll’s view on the link between mental heath and the overall well being

Jorge Moll is a man of many hats. Currently, he is the President, Director, Senior Researcher, Head of the Cognitive Neuroscience Unit and Neuroinformatics Workgroup and member of the D’Or Institute for Research and Education in Brazil (IDOR). With so much on his hands, it is no surprise that he is committed as well as intelligent, to be able to handle all the positions he has been heading.


Jorge Moll is a man of distinction with various awards to his name. They include Research Fellow NIH Award (2004-2007), Elected Affiliate Member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences (2008), elected governors board member of International Neuroethics Society (2012-2013) and Visiting Scholar Award, Stanford Neuroscience Institute, Stanford University (2015). In the Medical field, he is a legend.


Jorge Moll is a patriot to his country Brazil and for as long as he can recall he always wanted to improve research, education and the health of his countrymen. Jorge Moll makes sure to interact with students, associates, scientists, researchers, and businesspeople in the pursuit of better ideas for their country. It may be because of this that his advanced Neuroscience study on the Relationship between well-being and Affective Relationships, has been a subject of wonder and fascination. His research has had a finding on the link between psychological issues and morality issues.


Jorge Moll explains that human beings become happier when they give than when they receive something. It is fascinating that while the whole process is biological and hardwired to the human brain to occur automatically. His research is a beam of light on how science can affect people’s health and relationships positively based on purely non-scientific interventions like acts of volunteering.


More about Jorge Moll’s research


Jorge Moll, a senior author of the study, shows how the human brain reacts to acts of tenderness, emotions, social values and relationships as a whole may be the best possible way to heal people from illnesses like depression that have become part of our daily lives today. Jorge Moll is a social worker passionate about making the lives of people who suffer from neurology issues better through scientific research.