It follows that one cannot dissociate Piaget's scientific goals from his psychogenetic
research on socio-moral ideals, present in his early works, which are embodied in the liberal and reformist atmosphere of the Rousseau Institute.
This technique has been used by our group for the investigation of several genetic sequence variations of neurotransmitter systems in psychogenetic
association studies (22,23).
For Elias, medieval society took for granted a "joy in killing and destruction that have been repressed from everyday civilized life" (The Civilizing Process: Sociogenetic and Psychogenetic
affinities and ambiguities between carnal desires, cannibalism, death, and rebirth form the core symbolism of the mythopoeic imagery.
If the dull-witted, elephantine Ajax of Troilus and Cressida represents Shakespeare's satiric portrait of Ben Jonson, veiled ridicule includes (via the name Ajax) the implication that Jonson's psychogenetic
makeup (and thus his art) are anal, preoccupied with anal functions.
2) For details, see Martin van Creveld, The Rise and Decline of the State (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999); Norbert Elias, The Civilizing Process : Sociogenetic and Psychogenetic
lnvestigations (Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2000); Anthony Giddens, The Nation-State and Violence (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1987).
Elias's ideas are found in the second volume of his The Civilizing Process : Sociogenetic and Psychogenetic
Investigations (Oxford: Blackwell, 2000).
Without slighting Freud's psychogenetic
approach to the role of father, S.
The basic stratum of the personality and the associated underlying belief systems that hold it in place derive from a number of factors: the shadow aspects of parents; the same unresolved elements in the lives of grandparents (the ovum from which the mother sprang was already formed at eleven weeks gestation in the maternal grandmother); a commensurate and immeasurable twine of psychogenetic
ancestral memories; the prenate's own "baggage" from pre-conception; the experience of the conception itself; the phenomenology of implantation; and the whole duration of the gestation period; all together form layers of affect in this self-forging process.
The results of psychogenetic
and molecular-genetic research in recent years has strongly proven and correlated the presence of a genetic underpinning of energy processes for humans with the adaptation to moving activities.
During the psychogenetic
development which he posited, all men passed through a cannibal or oral stage.
The standard mode of presentation of a detail, a portrait, or a closeup keeps in view the psychogenetic
dimension of the film.