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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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The authors of this article became interested in graphology while building a data bank of information on 243 of the nation's leading chief executive officers.
According to The Wall Street Journal and other business periodicals, the increasing use of handwriting analysis is attributable in part of the ban on the use of the polygraph in employment selection, high employee turnover and theft despite the proliferation of paper-and-pencil tests, recent scientific advancements in graphology, ongoing international media coverage, and increasing court acceptance of the practice.(5)
Should we write off graphology? International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 4, 78-86.
They will also offer courses in graphology. The wives will handle the logistics and business side.
Despite all these studies, literature in this field has not yet outlined the parameters of graphology. Together with this difficulty, there is also a general consensus that graphology is neither relevant nor interesting in itself and, to some extent, some people still misunderstand the real meaning of this word.
He revisits the list trope (and his "insight grasped") later on in the chapter entitled "Reading Your Mind." At last, we come to graphology, and Hensher introduces the topic with some of his own outrageous analyses:
Of course, the study of texts is typically performed by examining elements of the lexicogrammar and phonology (or graphology), but these smaller units must be viewed from the perspective of their contribution to the meanings expressed by the total text in context.
With the hindsight of Gerard's Catalogue, three decades of research, and a wider availability of photographic copies of the original sources, Morabito has been able to examine a large body of material for comparison to which she has applied a method founded on the work of Girolamo Moretti, "father of Italian graphology" (p.
This is not to imply for a second that the so-called "science" of graphology is anything other than total bosh.
surprising that graphology, the study of handwriting, enjoyed a
Clinical graphology; an interpretive manual for mental health practitioners.
The first breakthrough came when two different graphology experts, one president of their professional association found what they claimed were serious inconsistencies between the letters written in blood and those on the crossword Ghislane Marchal had been working on just before her death.