Study on Connections Between Signature and Personality Using Eysenck Test: A Case Study of Iranian Signatures
American Journal of Applied Psychology
Volume 6, Issue 1, January 2017, Pages: 6-14
Received: Jan. 11, 2017;
Accepted: Feb. 4, 2017;
Published: Mar. 10, 2017
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Ashraf Karami, General Psychology, Islamic Azad University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran
In this study the relationship between signature and personality characteristics is investigated. Various characteristics of signature such as size, style, change and favorite color and personality characteristics such as neuroticism (stability - instability) and Introversion and extraversion and integration of these dimensions and attributes associated with them are studied using Eysenck Personality Questionnaire to find the internal states of individuals. The sample used in this study consists of 68 people among the members of community (Miyaneh city in Iran, regardless of their job and position) randomly including 36 women and 32 men. In this study Chi-squared test and Eysenck Tests questionnaire is used in the form of 90 questions. The result of this study showed that extroverts have larger signature while introverts sign smaller. There is a relation between individuals’ favorite colors and personality characteristics. No relation observed between individuals signatures (up to forth signature) and personality characteristics. According to results, extroverts sign embowed especially unstable extroverts. Introverts sign vertical and a line is observed around the signature. Complicated and horizontal signatures are more observed in unstable introverts and stable individuals respectively. Stable introverts often have annulated signatures.
Study on Connections Between Signature and Personality Using Eysenck Test: A Case Study of Iranian Signatures, American Journal of Applied Psychology.
Vol. 6, No. 1,
2017, pp. 6-14.
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