How similar is similar enough?

Fidelity is calculated as the number of combinations of excitatory and inhibitory inputs that make the inequality true divided by the total number of combinations possible.

Partial Pattern Completion. Evidence

Figure 5. Flock of birds. Large wedge of starlings in a well-defined flock against the background of uniform sky

Gestalt psychologists have documented many instances that support the basic grouping principles, which detail many of the ways in which the human mind completes partial data and lay open the interpretation that those principles support matching higher level concepts.

Non-Logical Drives Hierarchy

Non-logical drivers of decision-making

Emotions are non-logical drives of the choices we make. They are non-logical. They arise from our genetic heritage and our personal experience rather than from logical deduction.

Milestones to Human Thought

Old brain Brainstem; Middle Limbic; New Cortex

A useful simplification, tied to organisms that preceded us, allow us to see when certain milestones in thought occurred. The origin of reflexes, instincts, habits, and choices.