ISBN 9788182747654,The Complete Book of Handwriting Analysis

The Complete Book of Handwriting Analysis


Marc Seifer


Manjul Publishing



Manjul Publishing

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9788182747654

ISBN-10 8182747651


Number of Pages 326 Pages
Language (English)

Writing skills

Part 1 - Written in a step-by-step fashion, The Complete Book of Handwriting Analysis begins with the history of the field and then teaches you how to analyze any handwriting, starting with objective criteria, including variables such as organization, speed, size, shape, slant and symbolic features. Then you learn how to combine these variables to create a full personality profile.

There are more than 100 handwriting samples, including those from Paul Newman, Bill Clinton, Marlon Brando, Donald Trump, Sigmund and Anna Freud, Thomas Edison, Osama bin Laden, Jacqueline Kennedy, Bruce Springsteen, Benito Mussolini, Napoleon, Michael Jackson, Robert Redford, Barak Obama and Charles Darwin.

Part 2 - Discusses how handwriting is organized by the brain and includes many examples of the link between handwriting and various illnesses and brain disorders, from dyslexia and epilepsy to stroke and coma. It ends with a discussion of the link between different personality types, their brain organization and their handwriting.Part 3 - Is an in-depth look at the field of questioned documents, including such topics as free-hand forgeries, tracing, disguised handwriting and anonymous notes. It features an in-depth discussion of how forgeries are created and how they are detected.

About the Author

Marc Seifer, PhD has been a handwriting expert for more than 35 years and was editor-in-chief of The Journal of the American Society of Professional Graphologists for more than a decade. He has worked for the Rhode Island Attorney General's Office and Crime Laboratory, the Department of Defense, Undersea Warfare, United Parcel Service, and numerous banks, insurance agencies, and lawyers. He was featured on the History Channel discussing Howard Hughes, Mormon Will, and on Associated Press International TV on the handwriting of Osama bin Laden. He has lectured at Oxford University, Cambridge University, Brandeis, Cranbrook Retreat, and numerous conferences around the world. Dr. Seifer teaches psychology and forensic graphology at Roger Williams University in Bristol, Rhode Island.