graphology

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graphology

the study of handwriting and its associations with character types. There is some evidence that certain writing styles are associated with certain character traits. For this reason graphology is sometimes used as a quasi-PSYCHOLOGICAL TEST in RECRUITMENT AND SELECTION.
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I am interested in learning about handwriting analysis.
Biometrics, among the most controversial, encompasses such identifier technologies as face recognition, retina scans, fingerprint authentication, voice/speech verification, and handwriting analysis. Genetic engineering goes one step further in its identification methods, which include analyzing the DNA components of human fluids and cells.
Atlanta, North: Free Handwriting Analysis Seminar: 6:30-8pm.
One of those selection tools has been handwriting analysis, or graphology.
A Leeds spokesman confirmed: "Police have taken postcards and letters for handwriting analysis and DNA tests on postage stamps and other things."
But it was not until May 27 that she was interviewed under caution and also told that there was going to be intensive forensic investigation involving handwriting analysis and DNA sampling.
Handwriting analysis of written signatures has been one of the most common and reliable methods to prove that a certain person signed a certain document.
Fingerprints, iris scanning, voice recognition, retina scanning, and handwriting analysis are the most common types of methods used.
Like science, engineering relies on scientific knowledge and methodology, as do many other technical fields, such as agriculture, handwriting analysis and property evaluation.
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In these cases, investigators conduct more extensive investigations using traditional techniques, such as fingerprint analysis, witness interviews, and handwriting analysis.
* Glenn McGillivray, who is manager of corporate communication at Personal Insurance Co., Etobicoke, Ont., wrote with this observation about a piece he read in The Financial Post: "In describing how Israel uses handwriting analysis to test combat pilots, journalist Katherine Gay states 'The country's jet fighters submit handwriting samples every three months to gauge their mental health.' One, I didn't know aircraft could write, and two, I didn't think a hunk of metal had a measurable mental health level.