Celebrities Are Different From You and Me

A study out today in Nature suggests that individual cells have the capacity to identify famous people. All Things Considered explains:

Neuroscientists generally scoff at the notion that the brain uses a single neuron to recognize and remember each object or person in our memories. But a new study in the journal Nature suggests the brain makes an exception for Halle Berry and other special people and places.

Because why shouldn't your brain work like the door at Bungalow 8?

Recognizing Faces Tied to Single Neurons [NPR]
Brain Cells 'Recognize' Famous People [AP via NYT]