Psychology of Handwriting Analysis

Handwriting Analysis

Handwriting Analysis

Handwriting Analysis (sometimes referred to as graphology) is a projective technique to assess personality and character.   It is useful in the identification of physical attributes, personality traits and intellectual potential.

Scientific enquiry into this fascinating field of study continues to develop Handwriting Analysis into a reliable and valid measuring instrument with a variety of applications.

Whether you want to understand yourself or those you interact with, better, or whether you need to find the best fit employee for a position, or you have gone through a battery of career guidance tests and have come out none the wiser, handwriting analysis, handwriting analysis is a powerful personality assessment tool to assist you to answer those questions.

Handwriting

Handwriting

As much as there are naysayers regarding the value of handwriting analysis for personality profiling, there is a substantial body of research showing its value.

According to Crumbaugh JC & Stockholm E (1977:403), handwriting analysis is a ‘projective expressive movement that is neither better nor more poorly validated than most projective techniques as a means of personality assessment, which is inadequate because their subjectivity makes statistical study difficult.’

Professionally trained handwriting analysts, adhere to a code of ethics and understands the need for responsible analysis and sensitive reporting.