Studying the Brain with Jorge Moll

Jorge Moll is a brilliant neuroscientist that graduated from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro in 1994 from med school. He then finished his residency there in the same hospital in 1997. He also received his Ph.D. in Experimental Physiopathology in 2000. He is now the president-director and member of the governing board of the D’Or Institute for Research and Education. As a member of the D’or group, he is also the head of the Cognitive Neuroscience Unit and Neuroinformatics Workgroup. Jorge Moll is also the Senior Researcher for D’Or Institute for Research and Education. According to, Dr. Moll is also a member of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping.

According to, Dr. Moll has received the Research Fellow NIH award for the years of 2004-2007. He was also elected as an affiliate member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences and elected governors board member for the International Neuroethics Society.

Jorge Moll has written many articles on the brain and how it functions in morals along with other emotions. He collaborated with other scientists to study, write, and explain the brain on these functions. The articles include MRI’s to show what parts of the brain control these. He is currently researching how neural correlates with human values and motivations. He is also working on the Neuropsychiatry of Moral Cognition and Social Conduct ( All these are according to, which also shows his current research on neuroplasticity. shows his most recent activity, and on November 20, 2017, there is an article that is titled “Dr. Jorge Moll Reveals the Complexity of the Brain.” This article can be found on

Dr. Jorge Moll is constantly studying new ways to look at the brain and the way it works in the way humans believe socially, morally, and ethically.

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