I was told the following:
when the pilot says whatever he says about "mocking it up" that is an implant and that is why you compulsively mock up the bank.
It has been a long time and it is all so silly now
Interestingly (perhaps) at the time, Elton John's "Take me to the Pilot" was on a list of "do not listen to", as overly restimulative. "2001: A Space Oddyssy" also made that list.