DOES HANDWRITING REVEAL SCHOLASTIC ABILITY?

Lolita M. Martin

Abstract


Writing is a complex process since it involves cognitive, perceptive and motor interaction. This study discovered the relationship of the fractal dimensions of the selected 15 students’ handwriting styles and their scholastic ability based on the OLSAT examination result. These students are made to write a sample sentence which is scanned using Canon Cano Scan Flatbed Scanner. Results reveal that there is a significant correlation ion the students’ handwriting styles and their scholastic ability. Result indicates further that the higher is students’ entrance exam score, the higher also is the fractal dimension of their handwriting. Likewise, the lower is their test score, the lower is the fractal dimension of their handwriting.

Keywords


intelligence quotient, handwriting, fractal dimension, correlation

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