Is the 2D:4D finger ratio the new chiromancy?

Is the 2D:4D finger ratio the new chiromancy?

Palmistry’s digital analogue: is 2D:4D finger ratio the new Chiromancy?

Chris McManus – author of the book: ‘Right Hand, Left Hand‘ – considers claims that finger-length ratios point to individual and sex differences.

Will measuring finger length ratios become the new Chiromancy? The famous palmist Cheiro would likely have loved John Manning’s ‘The Finger Book’!

Chiromancy (cheiromancy), the notorious pseudoscience that Sir Walter Scott bracketed with physiognomy, astrology and “other fantastic arts of prediction”, has for two decades been creeping back into scientific favour. And UK professor of Psychology John T. Manning appears to be its high priest.

Nevertheless, Chris McManus points out in his article that there are a few problems in John Manning’s digit ratio work. Manning’s theory generates a strong sense of deja vu, for so much is reminiscent of the rambling, sprawling, all-encompassing theory of almost all things neuropsychological, and indeed much beyond, put forward in the late 1980s. Read the rest of Chris McManus review of the finger length research:

Palmistry’s digital analogue: is 2D:4D finger ratio the new Chiromancy?
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Suzanne Mitchell Egan - Palmist from Cairo, Egypt
Suzanne
Mitchell Egan

Palmist Suzanne Mitchell Egan reads palms in Cairo (Egypt)

Expertises:
Palmistry & tarot.

FULL PROFILE:
Palmist Suzanne Mitchell Egan

Palmistry in Egypt - Africa.

Suzanne Mitchell Egan lives in Cairo and together with an Anglo-Egyptian team she presented in 2007 the first ‘Mind, Body and Spirit Festival of Giving’ ever to be held in Egypt.

Suzanne is also founder member & board director of the newly charted Rotary Club of Giza Cosmopolitan.

More palmistry & palm reading from Egypt & Africa:
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The Palmistry TOP 100 – section: Africa
Palmistry & Palm Reading around the world

The hands of children: what are the common fingernail problems during childhood?

The hands of children: what are the common fingernail problems during childhood?

The hands of children: about fingernail disorders in childhood!

While fingernail disorders are usually merely a ‘cosmetic problem’, the fingernails do present important signs related to your health!

The nail can be affected by a wide spectrum of congenital, familial or acquired disorders.

This article describes for you the ‘normal’ nail disorders + the ‘serious’ nail problems in infants & children – including a list of the most common diseases that cause fingernail problems.

Certain nail disorders in childhood are common and pretty harmless – the following nail problems are an example of belong to the ‘harmless’ category: (1) Beau’s lines, (2) fragile nails, (3) pits of the nail plate, (4) koilonychia, (5) v-ridging (chevron nails), (6) punctate leukonychia, and (7) periungual pigmentation.

However, other nail disorders are often related to various congenital, familial or acquired disorders. You can read more about how to recognize these nail conditions, in the following articles:

The hands of children: fingernail disorders in childhood
Examining fingernails in elderly patients

The fingernail & toenail enclyclopedia.

LEARN MORE ABOUT FINGERNAIL DISORDERS:
THE NAIL TUTOR
The fingernail encyclopedia
Yellow fingernails: the causes & home remedies
Lee Redmond had the world’s longest fingernails

In Iran fingerprints are associated with one of the personal powers of an individual.

In Iran fingerprints are associated with one of the personal powers of an individual.

The history of fingerprinting: a perspective from Iran

About the first fingerprint in the old Persia (= Iran); the uniqueness of a fingerprint; and why the Iranian gouvernement plays ‘tit for tar’ on fingerprints.

“Each one of you has something no one else has, or has ever had: your fingerprints, your brain, your heart. Be an individual. Be unique. Stand out. Make noise. Make someone notice. That is the power of individuals”!

Quote from: John Bon Jovi.

Fingerprint-based identification is the oldest biometric techniques which has been successfully used in numerous applications: the full article presents an Iranian perspective on the history of fingerprinting.

The article includes a detailed description about the methods of identification used in early civilizations, the early history of fingerprinting, and the first Iranian record on fingerprinting.

A thumb print on a clay seal.

MORE ABOUT FINGERPRINTS:
The history of fingerprinting – a perspective from Iran
Iran: ‘Sir, we need your fingerprints please!’
An overview of the latest fingerprints news
LIFEPRINTS: A treatise on fingerprints by Hand Analyst Richard Unger
César Baldaccini’s stature ‘The Thumb’ has a fingerprint!

Hand analysis: hands & science.

Scientific hand analysis mini-course:
palmistry course on the basis of scientific facts!

A 33 pages hand analysis course about how diseases, syndromes and psychological problems manifest in the features of the human hand.

What can you expect from this online mini-course ‘Scientific Hand Analysis’? – A unique palmistry course:

MEDICAL HANDANALYSIS:

Why is Down’s syndrome often featured with a ‘simian crease‘ or a Sydney line? About diseases, syndromes and hand characteristics.

PSYCHIATRY & HAND ANALYSIS:

What are common hand features in schizophrenia? About the link between the brain, dermatoglyphics, and other hand features.

PSYCHOLOGY & HANDANALYSIS:

About hand features that related to developmental problems, personality characteristics, and low intelligence.

Palm reading: scientific hand analysis course.

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Chinese palmistry: medical palm reading from China.

Chinese palmistry: medical palm reading from China.

Chinese Palmistry: medical Palm Reading & traditional chinese medicine (TCM) from China

In China is Palmistry always been a branch of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). According TCM Palmistry the palm, the thumb and the fingernails provide interesting clues about your heart, your digestion and reproductive system.

An article including: the history of palmistry in China & the 4 pilars of ‘Traditional Chinese Medicine’ (TCM).

Traditional Chinese medicine doctors say they can study your palm and learn about the state of your heart, healthwise. The color (pink is healthy), appearance of blue veins and lunula (white crescent at the base of the fingernail) all are indicators of health in TCM. Health problems can show up in your hands, palms and fingernails and if you read the warning signs, you can improve your constitution.

Dr Ma Xueling, a TCM folk doctor from Shang Hai provides some guidelines for medical palm reading on the basis of your fingernails, your veins & the color of your hand.

Chinese palmistry: palm reading from China.

MORE PALMISTRY FROM ASIA:
TCM Palmistry: traditional Chinese palm reading
Palmistry: find a palm reading expert in China
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Richard Unger’s LIFEPRINTS: translated into Korean language
Find a palmist in 15 Asian countries

A Palm Sunday hand reading.

A Palm Sunday hand reading.

A PALM SUNDAY HAND READING – including: bible art, quotes:

Palm Sunday is the Christean feast on the sunday before eastern – refering to the triumphant entry of Jesus into Jerusalem while he was welcomed with waving palm leaves in the days before his Passion.

An article about: hands related bible quotes, bible art + a tribute to the work of pastor Larry Wood: ‘Hands in scripture’ – which includes a new paradigm for spiritual thinking based on the hand.

THE ARTICLE INCLUDES:

>> Famous bible quotes about hands
>> Palm Sunday hand rituals
>> Bible art: the hands of Jesus Christ
>> ‘Hands in scripture’: a new paradigm for spiritual thinking – by pastor Larry Wood

MORE HAND ART:
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Hand art: thumb, finger & hand sculptures
An ode to the thumb
Palmistry exerts network
Palmistry: news & research