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"Your brain has a representation of me -- it has some "Paul Almond" object -- and you refer to this when dealing with me. It also has a 'you' object -- which is used to predict your own actions -- and the 'you' object is clearly much more detailed and important than the "Paul Almond" object in your brain. However, the way that the two objects are generated is not fundamentally different. 'You' just happens to be represented more than 'me' in your brain."
~ PAUL ALMOND
Fact of the day
Every cell in your body, including all 100 billion neurons in your brain is in a constant process of breakdown and renewal. Your brain is different than the one you had a year or even a month ago.