Handwriting characteristics is a projective technique like body language which can profile human behavior in the area of social skills, thinking styles, achievements/ work habits and possible ways of dealing with stress. It’s a system of studying the frozen graphic structures which have been generated in the brain and placed on paper in printed and or cursive writing. It’s also a way to compare different personalities and there potential for compatibility in the areas of problem solving, inter-personal skills, how they would fit into a team situation and how they would react under pressure. It is a method to view the emotional development of an individual relative to maturity and consistent actions.
Handwriting Characteristics Of Serial Killers
Common Characteristics Among The Handwriting Of Murders
➢ Dot Grinding- punctuation that is extremely heavy and grounds into the paper. It is often seen in handwritings of prison inmates. Dot grinding reveals inner tensions and a habit of reliving the offending behavior. ➢ Rhythm- is the ebb and flow of movements as the pen travels across the paper. Criminal handwritings lack the elastic, swinging rhythm of noncriminal writings. The criminal’s rhythm is either extremely brittle or extremely slack. The writer or brittle rhythm snaps at the slightest aggravation. The writer of slack gives into every urge. ➢ Bizarre t-crosses- this type of handwriting is often seen in the handwritings of criminals. These strange forms signify the writer’s willingness to go to whatever ends are necessary to achieve his goals. The behavior is usually of the most grossly violent type and may include torture. ➢ Extremely Heavy Pressure- the writer is suffering from a buildup of excess frustration. They don’t appropriately release their strong feelings and may resort to drugs and alcohol, which may lead to violent behavior...