Category: Mental Construction

Mental Construction Terminology Translation

Translation English to Russian to English goes awry

In writing and organizing this web site, I have found that artificial neural networks and cognitive psychology use different terminology for key Mental Construction concepts. Mental Construction. Artificial Neural Networks. Cognitive Psychology The table lists the most important ones to assist the readers from those fields to understanding the ideas developed in Mental Construction. Mental…

Almost Gate

Neural threshold exceeded example

The neuron’s threshold and its all-or-none signaling results in almost matches being treated equally downstream in the brain. The Almost Gate lets many inputs over its barrier. Henceforth they are treated the same.

Thought Train Length

Thought Train

Thought trains, sequences of thoughts, are crucial features in how we determine mentally handle our changing environment in satisfying our needs, our desires, and our goals. We think in relatively short chains of thoughts, some connected by logic and some connected by similarity.

Who Do You Listen To

Who do you listen to

We need to rely on authorities to understand our complex world. There is no denying it; however, let’s make the effort to periodically check the reasonableness of our authorities.

Mental Construction Process

Mental Construction Model

The Mental Construction model (on the left) displays the levels and relationships that our brain and mind use to handle daily life. Let’s start at the base, 3S Imperatives. Satisfaction of material needs (food, water) and Sexual urges are physical urges originating in the earliest organisms (exhibited in our brainstems) and continue to control broad…