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03 May 2016

Our thoughts are our own

Your fingerprints aren’t the only things that are completely unique to you. Every person’s brain reacts differently to external stimuli. Using an electroencephalogram headset, the brainwaves of several people looking at the same visual images – a picture of a Hollywood star, a boat, the word "conundrum" or a slice of pizza, for instance – can be recorded. The results are distinctly different “brainprints” for each participant, proving once again, that our thoughts are our own.

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