Graphology is a way of fully understanding friends, colleagues and relatives, or indeed anyone whose handwriting you can examine, and of discovering the way they think — whether by logic, intuition or both. You need never feel alone or overwhelmed.
Plotting the Terms of Reference Anyone undertaking serious study or investigation of graphology--or of any assessment system, for that matter--must settle three formidable related questions before he can safely submerge himself in the "how" of the technique at all, to wit: Most executives appear willing to settle for any assessment system which will consistently and reliably tip them off to those peculiarities of a given individual which will be helpful and those which will be harmful in the job they are trying to fill.
He accordingly makes a certain amount of effort, depending on the degree to which he feels appearances are important, to make his calligraphy look "good. With some practice legible signatures can be produced in this fashion, which on comparison will be found to resemble closely with due allowance for mechanical factors!
There are feminine men and masculine women. Do we try to gain it by hard work? Is he tireless or easily fatigued?
It will remain a list no matter which way you read it — up or down. Some graphologists may wish to operate as a team, and that would seem as allowable as any other team exercise.
I am not referring to the education and training required to be a graphologist — which is a field on its own.
Handwriting springs from the unconscious and contains a great deal of information which can form the basis of character interpretation. It depends of course upon how deeply you want to go into the subject — whether merely for interest or as a serious study.
Elaine offers advice for staff selection, counselling, lecturing, exhibition presentations, public speaking, and for TV, radio and newspaper articles. Ball-point writing is anathema because the effort to control the flow from this atrocious instrument makes the pressure-friction pattern meaningless.
Also largely irrelevant to the actual analysis is the content of the written text. These writers react first and ask questions afterwards. Size Handwriting is made up of three zones - or cases - middle, upper and lower.
If the handwriting is generally upright, this indicates independence. But frequently some analysts seem readily to understand specimens of writing that baffle others, and vice versa.
The job can be torture, or a game; that depends on many things. Is the writer ebullient with energy? Wide-spaced lines of handwriting show a wish to stand back and take a long view.
In an article of this length I cannot present the voluminous tabulations which have been compiled by graphological analysts relating specific peculiarities to specific traits. The features, and interaction between them, provide the information for the analysis.
That requires a very substantial knowledge on the part of the analyst as to scripts and formats taught in different parts of the world at different times.
In the absence of a present fund of test data to throw at the skeptic, I resort to offering him a brief description of one or two graphological techniques and the thinking behind them. If the writing is small and delicate, the writer is unlikely to be a good communicator with anyone other than those on their own particular wavelength.Handwriting Analysis as an Assessment Aid, Keith Laycock.
An amateur graphologist pleads for at least a dry run on an assessment technique of potential value in.
At first, Darwin’s handwriting confirms we face a personality, in the Jungian terminology, whose main function is thought, as the sign “Spacing between words” is predominant above average, suggesting his specific disposition to reasoning and criticism. Mar 19, · Graphology is a fun exercise, especially if you're testing someone you know, but it has very A person's handwriting is as unique as their personality, which makes it tempting to connect the two.
Graphology is a fun exercise, especially if you're testing someone you know, but it has very limited accuracy%(63).
A meta-analysis of scientific studies of graphology by Geoffery A. Dean (published in The Write Stuff: Evaluations of Graphology — The Study of Handwriting Analysis, edited by Barry L. Beyerstein and Dale F. Beyerstein, Prometheus Books, ) found that it was worthless as a predictor of personality.
That hasn’t prevented people who ought to. Introduction to Graphology. Graphology, sometimes called handwriting analysis, is the study of handwriting with the aim of revealing the character and personality of the writer and his or her strengths, weaknesses and abilities.
Handwriting analysis simply implies that one analyses handwriting. The term “Graphology” presumes that it is more of a study or a science. Graphe from the Greek meaning to write and logos from the Greek meaning study.Download