Scientific Understanding of Consciousness
Consciousness as an Emergent Property of Thalamocortical Activity

Personality and Individuality

The features and characteristics of personality and individuality are outward manifestations of the self.

The self is represented as a the brain's pattern of synaptic strengths and interconnections.

FAPs, Fixed Action Patterns, Stereotyped of Motor Programs

Anatomical features and characteristics including visual facial recognition and auditory voice-recognition.

We recognize the face, the body, the voice, and the personality.

When we see and communicate with another person we recognize them as an individual.

Language "accent" reflects the social environment the person experience doing the sensitive period  during early childhood.

Education, training and experience through the years is reflected in conversation, interests and skills.