"Progressive differentiation" (G. BATESON,1973, p.42).
This concept is more or less equivalent to MARUYAMA's deviation – amplification processes model. It is also related to polymorphism in populations, as considered as a factor of evolution.
"- a. symmetrical schismogenesis, where the mutually promoting actions of A and B are essentially similar, e.g. in case of competitions, rivalry and the like;
b. complementary schismogenesis, where the mutually promoting actions are essentially dissimilar but mutually appropriate. e.g.in cases of dominance-submission, succouring-dependence, exhibitionism-spectatorship and the like" (p.82).
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