For many years graphology has been treated as a pseudoscience mainly due to subjectivity of the allotted marks. Science is known to be based on the checked facts which in graphology can’t always serve as a proof. Nevertheless this is science but not a science in a mathematical sense of word. Nor is medicine: diagnosis depends to a large extent on the experience of a specialist. Nowadays attitude towards graphology and graphologists is changing.
Graphologist is a specialist in graphology. He’s is a psychologist because his work presupposes knowledge of many psychological disciplines from personality theory to psychopathology.
Graphologist needs long practice to get hand in it in this case to get eye in it in order to learn about all the nuances and peculiarities of hand-writing and efficiently compare all the graphical signs. As was said before graphology as medicine needs a great share of professional intuition and experience. Some peculiarities of handwriting can’t be viewed separately but only collectively with many other factors. Consequently, using method of synthesis (method employing connection and unifying distinct elements into integral whole in the course of analysis) is essential.
Firstly, graphologist should make an appropriate comparison, analysis and operation of the obtained information. That’s why computer analysis of the handwriting as a rule is not so efficient as the personal one. In their work graphologists use appendix scales thus systemizing large volume of information. All of which solve different tasks :
When working with graphologist tables following principles are taken into consideration:
Also in the process of graphical analysis specialists take into account the following factors:
For a long time graphology and graphologists have been connected with quackery. Nowadays this trend gave place to acceptance of graphology, more and more people become interested in graphology.返回目录