The ABCs of Handwriting Analysis: The Complete Guide to Techniques & Interpretations
The ABCs of Handwriting Analysis is an indispensable tool for anyone hoping to peer behind the letters on a page--professionals responsible for hiring and managing other employees, and hobbyists looking to uncover the truths we reveal through our writing. It demonstrates proven techniques for deconstructing hand-lettering to determine an individual's inner workings--revealing mental aptitudes and emotional characteristics, odd or unusual personality traits, sense of humor, sexual motivation, and many other qualities--all through the critical analysis of the slant, pressure, size, and shape of one's scripted letters. Claude Santoy's step-by-step instruction on the most practical and up-to-date methods of handwriting evaluation includes psychological interpretation of drawings and doodles, methods of determining mental health from handwriting, workbook examples to help readers master the system, and a helpful glossary of terminology.
Packed with useful information, The ABCs of Handwriting Analysis is the ultimate guide for anyone interested in uncovering the secrets hidden within handwriting.
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