By Taufik Ali Valiante (@DrValiante) MD, PhD, FRCS
Your brain is who you are.
A constellation of past experiences, hopes, dreams, and knowledge, receiving input from the outside world through your senses, and simultaneously changing that very world through your interactions.
It is thus shaped by, but yet shapes the world around it. It is constantly changing with every second, as every experience you have alters is physical and chemical structure.
It is as mysterious to the neuroscientist as to average individual. Scientists refer to as the most complex thing in the universe, thus currently defying definition, and a scientific language to describe what it does.
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