ANALYSIS OF HANDWRITING CHARACTERISTICS BASED ON DIVERSE ETHNIC DISTRIBUTION
Volume: 5 Issue: 2
Year of Publication: 2018
Authors: Prajakta Harne, Dr. Munish Kumar Mishra, Dr. Gurvinder Singh Sodhi
Handwriting is an acquired art like painting, dancing or cycling. The early stages that accompany the learning and practicing of writing are characterized by a conscious effort on the part of a learner to replicate standard letter formation. He takes a mental impression of the muscles of his hand of writing. Due to repeated use of letters, the actual formation of each letters and words becomes almost involuntary. The handwriting is a coordination process where, brain is the main element which is regulates to execute the subject matter in the form of handwriting. The muscles also play a very important role in execution of handwriting. The objective of this study is to identify the origin of the writer on the basis of handwriting characteristics. This prospective study was carried out among 150 peoples belonging to 15 different countries. Result showed that there are set patterns of class characteristics of handwriting which writer acquires from the country he or she belongs such as design of certain letters and position of writing instrument while executing the handwriting which in turn helps to determine to which country writer belongs.
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Handwriting examination, Copybook Model, Letter formation, Forensic Science