Neural processing unit theory, or NPU theory, is a perspective in life that the human organism, each being found evolving within social thermodynamic systems, in accordance with free energy minimization tendencies, as governed by the combined law of thermodynamics, will be electromagnetically triggered into animation and drive, through reaction mechanisms, in such a manner that the brain will act as a central processing unit capable of executing a program.  The human organism, by atomic definition, is a 26-element molecule, such as shown below where a man reacts to the sensory input (visual photons) of the time on his watch:
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Human Molecule
In human chemistry, the basic sensory-input "reaction model" for understanding the properties and dynamics of the human molecule is the 3-element molecule retinal C20H28O, a light-sensitive retinene molecule found in the photoreceptor cells of the retina, which has a very simple input/output property, namely it straightens in response to a photon of light: 
Retinal Molecule
According to this view, subsequently, in thermally-driven, substrate-attached, isothermal, isobaric, reacting systems, such as molecular life on the surface of the earth, collectives of human molecules will be quantumally-programmed, through daily information, such that through each photon-activated thermodynamic cycle dynamic entities will act to reconfigure towards point attractors of minimum free energy.  To better understand this mode of logic, here we will analyze basic human reactions through the lens of Boolean logic, the basic binary arithmetic (0,1) of computers.  As computers were designed to replace human effort, it should thus follow that basic computer programming logic will approximately model basic human logic, i.e. the processing of inputs into outputs.  

Due to these constraints, within each dynamic unit (one person) will be found variations of neuro-microprocessors, i.e. sensory switching devices (in the form of neural architecture), thus processing inputs into reactive outputs.  With the retinal molecule, for instance, we can assign the following input/output behavior for this dynamic molecule: (input: 0 = no photon, 1 = yes photon), (output: 0 = bent, 1 = straight).  Inputs and outputs for human molecular behavior would follow along similar lines.  In sum, to better visualize these operations, NPU theory is a blend of human chemistry, thermodynamics, and computer science utilized so as to better understand human reaction life.  There are a number of ways to view the human as a programmed reactionary unit; here we will touch on a few of these.  One view, for instance, is through human bonding interactions and the changes mediated therefrom.   

The mother-infant bond, for instance, according to sociologist Anthony Walsh, from his 1991 book The Science of Love, is the template for all other bonds.  In a concrete sense, according to Walsh, ‘the infant’s mother “programs” its brain in ways that will determine how it will live the rest of its life.’[1]  Subsequently, according to this base model, as a person grows and develops, he or she builds themselves off of the interactions they encounter in life, thus forming programs in the mind, some hard-wired (hard drive) others soft-wired (software). 

A connected view is human molecular template theory, which proposes that from the age of -9.0 months to 15 years that a human molecule will template-form or configure itself and its life from each the dominant bonds, significant interactions, noteworthy exchanges that he or she comes into contact with during the endergonic stage of its reaction life, this being similar to how RNA templates or programs itself off other RNA strands to form, resultantly, DNA.  Hence, during the developmental stage of the human organism, he or she is in fact “programming” his or herself.  Subsequently, a preliminary theory or outline is needed to illuminate how exactly the human molecule programs itself, or, more correctly, how the thermodynamic system electromagnetically reconfigures the person during his or her development so to react in ways compatible to the evolution tendencies governed by the combined law of thermodynamics.    

Template theory:

In modern human chemistry, "template theory" postulates that during the reaction course of human molecular development, beginning particular at the point of gametic fusion (conception) and into the early years of life, people will neurologically template off their surroundings, in such a manner so to emulate, via the construction of mental reaction templates or behavioral templates, those attachment behaviors found to be desirable and to negate or deter those attachment behaviors found to be repulsive.

In chemistry and genetics, by comparison, a template is defined as a molecule, such as DNA, that serves as a pattern for the generation of another macromolecule, such as messenger RNA.[2]  In psychology, it is known that people ‘template’ behaviors off of people they admire, desire, or are attracted to.  Hence, by logical extrapolation, it is reasonable to assume that over the life reaction course of a human, he or she builds themselves off the interactions they encounter, that these basic templating processes actuate in the central nervous system, and that neuro-template models are similar to basic protein-enzyme or RNA-DNA template models in conception.

The original template model, shown below, was the famous 1894 ‘Lock and Key’ molecule bonding theory, proposed by German chemist Emil Fischer.  According to this theory, molecules fit together according to complementary geometric shape. Enzymes, for example, are very specific, and Fischer suggested that this was because both the enzyme and the substrate possess specific complementary geometric shapes that fit exactly into one another.[3] This is often referred to as the lock and key model, owing to the conception that the substrate-molecule is said to ‘lock’ into the ‘key’ binding site of the enzyme-molecule.  In this manner, an enzyme combines with its substrate(s) to form a short-lived enzyme-substrate complex:
The concept of ‘template surfaces’ was conceived of in the 1940s, by luminaries such as Linus Pauling and Max Delbrück, in efforts to understand how proteins, i.e. molecules comprised of connected and folded chains of amino acid, are made.[4]  In the basic template model, molecular units, called mono-meric precursors, one-by-one, are attracted to a geometric template surface.  Once attached, they are molded or atomically shaped into a new unit.  In the final stage of the shaping process, the newly shaped molecule detaches and goes off on its own.  The basic template model, in which a specific polymeric molecule unit is constructed on a three-dimensional surface, is shown below: 
Here, first each monomeric precursor, e.g. an amino acid, is drawn to the contours of template surface by intermolecular forces.  Next, after two adjacent monomeric units become fixated, a covalent bond ‘–’ forms, with the help of a polymerizing enzyme, between each unit, thus acting to build a polymeric unit, i.e. grown molecule.  Once formed, the fully ordered unit will then detach from the template to serve its function elsewhere, i.e. to find a more free-energy lowering reaction somewhere else.  

This basic model arose in the early 20th century, after it was found that proteins possess unique amino acid sequences; this demanded the existence of specific templates on which their amino acid building blocks are laid down18  These templates, it was found, had to be macromolecules, at least as large as the polypeptide products.  By studying the nature of the chemical forces that attract small molecules to their templates, it was expected that these forces would be the same as those that attract substrates to their enzymes.19  Since these forces operate only over small distances, templates can order small molecules only when they are in close contact.  During these years, it was correctly assumed that the specific attracting regions of the template would be in the same size range as the amino acid side groups in the protein products.18

This model, coincidently, is the same as Konrad Lorenz’s ‘imprinting’ in which the young infants are instinctively, i.e. electromagnetically drawn, to the attracting regions, i.e. the sensory stimulus of the parental substrate, and are then hence forth molded and shaped behaviorally off that first template and other templates to follow.  In adult life, a woman may specifically attach to the attracting region of a man’s personality, ambition, wealth, or occupation.  Likewise, a man may specifically attach to the attracting region of a woman’s body part, accomplishment, intelligence, or sense of humor, and in each case be molded off that template (person). 

The embryo human molecule will first be intrauterine for 10 lunar months and then, on average, will spend the first 3 years of life attached in maternal-infant bond relationship to which it will template off of.  Other early templates include paternal-child bonds, sibling-sibling bonds, friendship bonds, distal family bonds, imaginary bonds, or conceptual bonds lived vicariously through books, television, movies, etc.  In early youth and into adolescence, these precursory templates will serve as models by which the human molecule will use to begin to test out teenage romantic-sexual templates, as are formed more vigorously in adult reaction life.

To elaborate, according to mate-selection biologist Timothy Perper, with respect to male-female interactions, or in terms of homo-, bi-, or cross-sexual relationships, templates represent a person’s indwelling images of potential sexual partners.21  It is known, for instance, that as the number of older brothers (sibling templates) one has increases, so does that chance that he will be homosexually bonded later in life.

In all romantic relationship terms, people will naturally template off each reaction collision process.  If, for example, a human molecule finds and attaches to his or her first love, but then, for whatever reason, it doesn’t work out, that detached human molecule will naturally search for and seek out a second reaction love in possession of similar, but distinctly different, template properties.

Likewise, according to thermo-economist Jing Chen, according to the second law of thermodynamics ‘a random action generally costs more than it gains.’  Thus, ‘to concentrate actions into profitable ones, we like animals, often learn from the experience of successful individuals and copy their behavior.’  In general, according to Chen, it is costly and impossible to repeat all of the experiences and mistakes that are possible; therefore, we accept certain modes of behavior demonstrated by others without completely investigating the reasons behind them.22 Copying the behaviors of others directly is much easier than trial and error and often more efficient.

From a neurological attachment theory point of view, according to American neuropsychologist Allan Schore, Bowlby ‘calls for a deeper explanation of the fundamental ontogenetic mechanism by which an immature organism is critically shaped by it primordial relationship with a mature adult member of its species, i.e. for more extensive studies of how an attachment bond forms between infant and mother.33 Similarly, according to Lewis, Amini, and Lannon’s 2000 General Theory of Love, the wordless ties each of us has to others ‘determine our mood, stabilize and maintain our health, and change the structure of our brains, so that, in a very real sense, who we are and who we become depend on whom we love.’34

Likewise, American bonding researchers Stephen Bank and Michael Kahn argue that siblings are central molding factor involved in the templating of a person, more so than that of parental influence.  There view is such that ‘brothers and sisters, whether the relationship has been contentious or calm, satisfying or frustrating, filled with conflict or deeply comforting, can provide the touchstones and templates which mold each other’s lives.’35

In sum, human molecular template theory holds, to a certain extent that humans are formed and templated off the people, good or bad, they meet in life.  The model also posits that there exist neuro-template structures in the mind that mediate the process of psychological attachment templating.  These neuro-templates will exist as combinations of carbon-based, programmable, voltage-controlled, neuronal switches that together form integrated circuits of the mind.   

Neuro truth tables:

Similar to the central processing unit [CPU] of a computer, the human molecule has a correlative neural processing unit [NPU], i.e. a central nervous system, which functions just as a CPU does to convert inputs into outputs.  From an electrical or computer engineers’ point of view, the function or ‘behavior’ of any computer, i.e. its purpose or designed intention, is quantified via truth table, which is an exhaustive listing of a system’s function numerically tabulated according to the total set of outputs that arise through all variations of possible inputs.1  An example truth table is shown below where output Z is a function of inputs X, or Z = F(X):