psychotechnological

psychotechnological

(ˈsaɪkəʊˌtɛknəˈlɒdʒɪkəl)
adj
(Psychology) of or relating to psychotechnology
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It was Herbert Marcuse who envisioned television as an 'automatic superego' replacing the 'transgenerational superego' as early as the mid-1950s (TC, p9), detouring psychotechnical, nootechnical techniques for attention creation into the psychotechnological, as the loss of attention and the evisceration of the politics descending through the polis.
we are faced with a situation today in which it has become normal to think that the functions previously located in the psychic realm must be abandoned to psychotechnological or computational devices (from the pocket calculator to systems aiding financial, military, and medical decisions), without any subsequent interiorization and without any structural coupling between pharmakon and synaptic circuitry that would open the possibility of creating new transindividuation circuits; the brain would thus be limited to receiving information from only these apparatuses [dispositifs].
Stiegler's discussion of stupidity is key to his understanding of the contemporary psychotechnological predicament and gives an insight into what is at stake in the parameters he sets.