Dr. Jorge Moll Inspires the Neuro Community

Doctor Jorge Moll is the President-director of D’Or Institute of Research and Education. He is also a board member of the Board of Directors of the same organization. He has a lot of experience in the field of health, particularly in neuroscience.

 

Dr. Jorge Moll studied at the Medical School of Federal University located in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. He graduated from the same University in the year 1994. He scaled up his education whereby he attained various honors in different divisions related to medical studies.

 

A recent research study has proved that belongingness to a particular group or team is a basic need for human beings. The research showed that the feeling is a feature in the hominine development cycle. Studies have indicated that human beings have a behavior of benefiting in-group more than out-group members more so when it comes to decision making.

Published on November 23, 2017, in Nature’s scientific Journal, a study revealed the functioning of the brain among football fanatics. The study was able to outline the attachment found in the natural bond among the ingroup behaviors.

 

Dr. Jorge Moll is a senior author of the journal. He employs his education, skills, and expertise in neuroscience to come up with profoundly analyzed research reports. In the release, Dr. Jorge Moll stated that the feeling of attachment to a specific group or team is a unique natural property of human beings. He continued that the attachment is essential for survival and in turn it makes its neural basis investigation very crucial.

 

The research was conducted in D’Or Institute of Research and Education that is led by Dr. Jorge Moll. The Institute participated in the study in various ways. It was out of its support that the study was able to bear such fruitful results.

 

The research team used 27 football fanatics who they experimented. All the fans were affiliated to different soccer teams of Brazil. As part of the experiment, the fans were required to decide on whether to donate some money to a fellow team fan, a fan of another team or keep the money for themselves. The experiment was conducted while the fans were in a functional Magnetic Resonance Scanner. At the time of this experiment, the machine was able to capture the fans’ brain functioning about ingroup motivation.

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