Handwriting Reveals Personality
writing is as unique as our fingerprint, voice and even the iris
of our eye. In a classroom of students learning to write in script
from the same textbook and from the same teacher, each student will
evolve his or her own style or writing as unique as his or her personality.
writings are exactly alike.
time we write a sentence or sign our names, we draw a picture of
ourselves. When the famous English painter Thomas Gainsborough
painted a portrait, he would place the handwriting of his subject
on his easel next to his painting. He felt that seeing the handwriting
helped him understand the subjects better. By studying the way
the person wrote, it was as if he could glimpse inside her soul
and know his subject on a level that was not accessible just from
studying her as a model. The handwriting rounded out his artistic
you tell which handwriting samples fit the following personality
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How Handwriting Analysis Reflects Personality
an artist studies and paints your unique physical features on canvas,
your handwriting captures your unique personality on paper. You
see, handwriting is actually the writing of the brain.
know that writing impulses originate in the cortex of the brain
and then travel through the nervous system to the muscles in the
hand. Thus, pen strokes record inner impulses, which reflect our
temperament and habits.
recorded history, great men have recognized and studied the connection
between handwriting and personality. Traveling in time from the
Greek philosopher, Aristotle to 19th Century poet Elizabeth
Barrett Browning, to todays current graphologists, men have
researched our highly complex act of writing. It engages our brain,
our nervous system, our muscles, our coordination, our memory and
is the study of the psychological structure of man through his or
her handwriting. Recognized as a science toward the end of the
eighteenth century, graphology depends on research and experimentation
and has its rules and regulations. This social science recognized
that our handwriting the formation of letters, arrangement,
speed and pressure tells about our personality, character
and emotional state. Today it is used in psychology, personnel
selection, courts of law and for self-understanding.
is energy. Just as your energy varies from high to low and your
moods vary from excitement to sorrow, your handwriting will vary
to reflect this. However, you are still the same person underneath
those moods and the same basic characteristics you possess will
surface every time you put pen to paper. You are a combination
of dozens of different factors, a unique you that no one else is
like. That is why your handwriting is unlike anyone elses.
you have been taught the same handwriting style as thousands of
other school age children, your handwriting evolves with you as
the years go by, and it takes on a more personal style. Along with
character development as you age, many elements occur during your
lifetime that play a part in modifying you: culture, education,
family and social background, influences and experiences. All of
these factors are wrapped up neatly in your handwriting.
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