Can this be summed up as mindfulness?
The feedback concept also points to short vs long term memory. Reimprinting short term memory insights turns them into long term memory. I suspect it's the evaluation process that is critical -- don't reimprint bad data, faulty logic, dead-end reasoning.
I use a chime on my phone that rings ever 15 minutes. What am I doing? Is there something I've just learned I should reconsider (forcing it into long(er) term memory. Is my posture good? Is there something I'm missing?
A feedback loop will only feed back if there's a mechanism to echo, or regurgitate the latest set of thoughts back into your mind for reevaluation, no?