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graph·ol·o·gy

(graf-ol'ŏ-jē),
The study of handwriting as an indication of temperament, character, or personality.
[grapho- + G. logos, study]

graphology

(gră-fŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The study of handwriting, especially when employed as a means of analyzing character.

graph′o·log′i·cal (grăf′ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
gra·phol′o·gist n.

graphology

(grăf-ŏl′ō-jē) [″ + logos, word, reason]
The examination of handwriting, used to diagnose or analyze personality.
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Graphology is used as an aid to draw a behavioral profile and gain insight into mental and emotional states of the writer," said marital and family counselor and graphologist Dr.
Monika Zorner is a licensed graphologist and a member of the Swiss Graphologists Association.
A review of the research on graphology suggests two general classes of variables that graphologists may try to predict: personality traits and performance outcomes (Fowler, 1991).
Typically, the work of graphologists involves extrapolation of whether a person is a good leader or loyal follower, and what kind of self-image, social style, work style and motivations they have.
Authorized representative of presidential candidate Tursunbai Bakir uulu, Muradil Janjolbekov, said the working group of the Central Election Commission does not have specialists and licensed graphologists to check authenticity of signatures.
The crude marker was for sent for forensic tests and graphologists will assist detectives as they try to establish who planted it.
A member British Institute of Graphologists for 15 years, she said his meticulous writing revealed a cold, calculating personality.
This is good news for graphologists because writing produced by a fountain pen is not only aesthetically pleasing, it is also very much easier to analyse,' says Monica O'Hara-Keeton, author of the book, Graphology, A Guide to Health.
Graphologists say the quick fire sketches can even reveal if you are a music lover or a maths whizz.
Having obtained handwriting samples from 12 volunteers from among the ranks of racing's best-known faces, we employed the services of one of the Britain's leading graphologists.
Rees, chairman of the British Institute of Graphologists, picked out Eriksson, skipper David Beckham, Paul Scholes, David Seaman, Steve McManaman, Robbie Fowler - and even Nicky Butt - as the men to lead England to the World Cup finals.