About Me

Yoram Yovell

Prof Yoram Yovell is a highly respected psychiatrist, brain researcher, psychoanalyst, TV presenter, author, and international keynote speaker.

Born in Jerusalem, he trained at Columbia University in the laboratory of Nobel Prize winner Eric Kandel and then worked for a few years as a therapist in Manhattan. He received his Ph.D. in neurobiology from the prestigious Weizmann Institute in 1990. He is currently an associate professor in the Division of Clinical Neuroscience, at Hadassah Ein Kerem Medical Center, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

He is the author of two bestsellers that deal with how science may account for some of the puzzling, seemingly illogical workings of the human mind: Brainstorm (2001) and What Is Love (2004).

He hosted Sihat Nefesh (Heart-To-Heart talk) for 10 years – the award-winning prime-time interview program on Israeli TV, where he interviewed politicians, writers, and artists about the relationship between their lives and their work.

He served as scientific advisor and co-presenter for the Israeli TV mini-series: How to be Happy in Six Lessons, How to Succeed in Six Lessons, and A Happy Family in Six Lessons.

Coming from a Start-Up nation, he shares inside secrets, which are supported by impressive research. These include scientific facts that will lead businesses to success – and individuals to happiness.