Furthermore, to handle the massive influx of information we process on a moment-by-moment basis, the brain relies on heuristics.
Logic, rhetoric, heuristics, and dialectics interact inside this framework.
Mediation, along with heuristics, is definitory of the human species.
After all, the logic of actions, influenced by heuristics as well, and the logic inherent to literacy are not identical.
"serving to discover or find out," 1821, irregular formation from Greek heuretikos "inventive," related to heuriskein "to find" (from PIE *were- "to find;" cf. Old Irish fuar "I have found") + -istic. As a noun, from 1860.