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Is there any single word that is used to indicate a person who reads the psychological aspect of people's handwritings (like what they believe and what type of people they are, etc.)?

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The study of handwriting is called graphology, and the person who is inclined to do so is a graphologist.

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Thanks. That gives me my answer. :) –  ikartik90 Feb 15 '11 at 10:52
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Just so you all know, my phrenologist says that graphology is a questionable science... –  oosterwal Mar 4 '11 at 3:02
    
So does our local homeopath. –  Facebook Answers Feb 1 '13 at 9:21
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That would be a graphologist.

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Gotcha! (by 12 seconds) –  F'x Feb 15 '11 at 10:46
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I would have been first, but SE wouldn't allow me to post my single-word answer :) –  The English Chicken Feb 15 '11 at 10:48
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I like your answer better though, so +1 –  The English Chicken Feb 15 '11 at 10:50
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That was a good sporting spirit. +1 :) –  ikartik90 Feb 15 '11 at 11:02
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