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Forensic Handwriting Examination Course

Forensic Handwriting Examination Course Forensic Handwriting Examination is the examination of handwriting to establish authenticity of writing in questioned documents   Where?  Pretoria    When? August 2018 Who should attend? Anyone interested in examining the genuineness of documents   For a video explanation of the course, click here Contact

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Inextricable link between handwriting and the brain

Interesting article about ongoing research into the link between handwriting and the brain. https://www.israel21c.org/how-our-handwriting-reveals-our-mood/ This link  between handwriting and the brain is important both for the forensic handwriting examiner who examines questioned writing, and the handwriting analyst who analyses personality through handwriting.  There are unconscious, involuntary movements

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Social Cynicism Impacts Forensic Document Examination

An interesting read based on research conducted in the US to determine the link between social cynicism and unethical behaviour. This relationship between social cynicism and ethical behaviour, is also often encountered in the field of forensic document examination in South Africa. http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/pb-whmonthly/news/education/sd-me-sdsu-ethics-20171227-story.html The negative impact of

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Online forensic handwriting training – 2018

online forensic handwriting training

Would you like to study forensic handwriting examination but don’t have time to attend classes?  Are you a disciplined, motivated distance student? Graphanex offers online forensic handwriting training with dedicated online tutors. To give you a sneak preview of our online learning, here’s how the course is

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Learning cursive at school, a novelty?

Children learning cursive. https://youtu.be/jxYEnynYwZI What strikes me as I view the video, is that something which was so normal to teach a couple of decades ago, has become a novelty.  Although the children are not aware of the significance of learning cursive writing, those of us in

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Benefits of Learning Cursive Writing

http://www.pens.com/blog/the-benefits-of-handwriting-vs-typing/ This article is a further reminder of the importance of learning to write in cursive.  Enough research exists to link the learning of cursive writing, to effective learning, i.e. children and students who take down notes by writing them learn more effectively than those taking down

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Learning Development and the teaching of handwriting

http://www.nwp.org/cs/public/print/resource/3555 Writing and the Brain: Neuroscience Shows the Pathways to Learning – article by Judy Wills, neurologist and learning specialist While the debate rages on about whether schools should drop the teaching of cursive writing, more and more research  has demonstrated a definite link between handwriting and cognitive and

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The Ethics of Handwriting Analysis for Personality Profiling

Once again, a snippet of handwriting of a famous South African personality has surfaced and been analysed to see if there are any ‘juicy’ bits of information which can be gleaned from it. The analysis of small snippets of handwriting of well known personalities, raises questions of sensationalism

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Cognitive Bias and the Handwriting Examiner

At times the forensic handwriting examiner is called upon to be an expert witness. An expert witness is generally assumed to have the appropriate knowledge, skills and training and therefore expertise in a particular field.  According to Dror (2011), this expertise is acquired through

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Handwriting Analysis and the employee selection process

How will handwriting analysis assist you to make a more informed decision? As the HR person, the company looks to you to find the best fit for a post.  The best fit requires of you to make an informed decision about potential candidates.  As the HR person

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A handwriting analyst and forensic handwriting examiner, Graphanex is in the business of examining handwriting to highlight potential fraud and answer tough questions about personality.