graphology


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the study of handwriting (especially as an indicator of the writer's character or disposition)

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Graphology and personality: another failure to validate graphological analysis.
The graphology kiosk seems to be popular, as on a weekend night, people even beyond 2 am -- closing time at the Ramadan night market -- wanted to know what their letters said about them, and which health issues, if any, are looming on the horizon.
The importance and status of graphology as a linguistic level of analysis is particularly prominent in stylistics and multimodality.
At last, we come to graphology, and Hensher introduces the topic with some of his own outrageous analyses:
surprising that graphology, the study of handwriting, enjoyed a
Noting that the technique has been used widely in Europe, Poizner, a clinical social worker in Toronto, Canada, who wrote a dissertation on the use of graphology within psychotherapy, details the clinical evaluation of handwriting by mental health clinicians in North America.
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.
The result he wants to achieve is to "leave some trace" of what happened on the island, and graphology helps to highlight Nirmal's intent very clearly.
See Shaike Landau, Michon and the Birth of Scientific Graphology, The British Instit.
Graphology is the study of handwriting, and I've never studied it.
Graphology is now considered to lack scientific merit, but its basic premise--that handwriting is somehow intimately linked to subjectivity--remains widely accepted.
Handwriting analysis or graphology is actually a very old and respected science the study of handwriting and its analysis was developed 3,000 years ago by the Chinese.
Pierre Menard and his graphology in the chapter on "Pierre Menard") exerts a fascination that has led several researchers to great lengths, perhaps only comparable to that exerted by the Anglo-American Cydopedia on Allan White (in the issue of Variaciones devoted to "Tlon, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius" in 2003, later included in the book that Cristina Parodi and Ivan Almeida published on "Tlon," El fragraento infinito).
As a young man (influenced by his eccentric mother Gladys' example), he embraced a number of fads such as numerology, graphology and spiritualism that exposed him to some ridicule.
In this is the core of the Graphology sequence of poems I have been working at for over fifteen years.