What is Dermatoglyphics?
Dermatoglyphics is derived from 2 Greek words " Derma" meaning skin and "Glyph" meaning ridges. It is the study of the patterns of our skin ridges present on our hands and toes.
Dr Harold Cummins is known as the Father of Dermatoglyphics and the same has been studied for more than 200years.
The field studies the ridge formations on our hands and the soles of our feet. These patterns are formed during the same stage of the embryo development as the spinal cord and the brain. As the brain develops more and more creases, our fingerprints start reflecting these patterns as well. Each of our 10 fingers corresponds to a different region of our brain and the way it is developed.
History of Dermatoglyphics
|China||Thumb prints were found on clay seals|
|1684||Dr. Nehemiah Grew (1641-1712) presented Finger Prints, Palms and Soles An Introduction To Dermatoglyphics to the Royal Soceity|
|1685||Dr.Bidloo published an anatomical atlas, Anatomia Humani Corporis, with illustrations showing the human figure both in living attitudes and as dissected cadavers|
|1686||Dr. Marcello Malphigi (1628-1694) noted in his treatise; ridges, spirals and loops in fingerprints|
|1788||J.C.Mayer was the first to write out basic tenets of fingerprint analysis and theorised that fingerprints were unique|
|1823||Dr. Jan Purkinje classified the papillary lines on the fingertips into nine types: arch, tented arch, ulna loop, radial loop, peacock’s eye/compound, spiral whorl, elliptical whorl, circular whorl, and double loop/composite.|
|1823||Joannes Evangelista Purkinji found that the patterns on one’s finger tips and the ridges and lines on one’s prints begin to form at around the thirteenth week in the womb.|
|1832||Dr. Charles Bell (1774-1842) was one of the first physicians to combine the scientific study of neuroanatomy with clinical practice. He published The Hand: Its Mechanism and Vital Endowments as Evincing Design.|
|1893||Dr. Francis Galton published his book, “Fingerprints”, establishing the individuality and permanence of fingerprints. The book included the first classification system for fingerprints: Arch, Loop, Whorl.|
|1897||Harris Hawthorne Wilder was the first American to study dermatoglyphics.
He invented the Main Line Index, studied thenar hypothenar eminencies, zones II, III, IV.
|1926||Dr. Harold Cummins & Dr. Charles Midlo coined the term “dermatoglyphics”. They showed that the hand contained significant dermatoglyphic configurations that would assist the identification of mongolism in the new-born child.|
|1936||Dr. Harold Cummins & Dr. Charles Midlo also researched the embryo-genesis of skin ridge patterns and established that the fingerprint patterns actually develop in the womb and are fully formed by the fourth foetal month.|
|1957||Dr.Walker used the dermal configurations in the diagnosis of mongolism|
|1969||John J. Mulvihill, MD and David W. Smith, MD published The Genesis of Dermatoglyphics that provies the most up to date verson of how fingerprints form.|
|2010||Smartanius G2G Solutions Pvt Ltd. introduces G2G assessment to India, combining cutting edge technology with the latest development and large scaled database in educational science, G2G assessment is now available to all, contributing its part to a new generation of geniuses in India.|
What is Fingerprint Analysis?
Dermatoglyphics is the study of finger patterns. These patterns are uniquely intertwined with an individual’s genetic composition and central nervous system. Dermatoglyphics can also reveal our intrinsic qualities and talents.
Benefits of Fingerprint Analysis:
- Discover innate strength and weakness
- Enhance learning experience by identify preferred learning styles
- Personalize academic and extra curriculum programs
- Minimize time and financial commitments on unnecessary courses
- Reveal hidden talents
- Build confidence
- Improve family relationships
- Makes academic and career choices easier
Once the ridges are finally set, they never change and hence we have the same fingerprints all our lives. Our unique fingerprints are also an indication that we each have unique brains, wired in our very own inimitable ways.
What is the relationship between fingerprints and the human brain?
Neuro-biologists point out that our fingerprints development are synchronized with that of the neo-cortex. For example, children with Down Syndrome have a fingerprints with distinguishable characteristics.
There are over 7000 research papers and reports by various scientists, the human brain is closely related to fingerprint patterns. With the aid of computers, we can now analyze the brain composition, organization, learning models and styles, 8 intelligence and personalities.
Canadian neurology Professor Penfield published the chart between brain regions and bodily functions. In the chart, the relationship between fingerprints and the brain is also pointed out.
Japanese medical expert professor pointed out that the fingers are closely related to the brain hemisphere. Therefore, this has been widely used in many fields.
Is dermatoglyphics a form of fortune telling?
Palmistry or Chiromancy is the divination of the future by interpretation of the concave furrows of our palms. The lines of the palms are impermanent and will change over time. According to over 7000 research papers and reports by various scientists, the human brain is closely related to fingerprint patterns. With the aid of computers, we can now analyse the brain composition, organisation, learning models and styles, eight intelligences and personalities.
There are various differences between G2G and the various fields like astrology, palmistry, etc. G2G helps us understand our inborn strengths and weaknesses, study the present (as opposed to the future), and is reliant entirely on the neural pathways in our brain and the way they are reflected in our fingerprints.
G2G assessment, is backed by the science of Dermatoglyphics, is the science of comparing, analyzing, and classifying the patterns of skin and ridge counts of each person's fingerprints. The analysis does not tell one’s future, but rather gives a comprehensive insight into one’s innate intelligence distributions, potentials, preferred learning and communication styles. The information contained in the G2G report will not change with age, unlike the ones use by fortunetellers.
What is Multiple Intelligence?
Dr. Howard Gardner, a psychologist and professor of neuro-science from Harvard University, developed the theory of Multiple Intelligence (MI) in 1983.
His theory states that we not only have different styles of processing and learning information, but that all of these styles are more or less independent of one another. He challenged the belief that the ‘IQ’ system alone could help gauge the complexities of the human brain and the human potential. Instead he suggested that we factor in "multiple intelligence" to help understand our brain better.
According to Gardner, we each have 8 different kinds of intelligence present in are a complex mix to form our individual intelligence. Much like our fingerprints, this combination of the intelligence is unique to every one of us.
How is G2G assessment done and what does this include?
Step 1: Your fingerprints are acquired on a ‘Biometric Scanner’.
Step 2: Our expert performs a complete analysis – including a computerized and a manual report
Step 3: Our expert explains the report in depth and answers all your queries over professional counseling sessions.
Over the course of the report review, if you feel that you need any assistance, our counselors will be more than happy to chalk out a development plan for you. We will then work with you to ensure the optimum stimulation of your strengths. We can also help you connect with a specialist that will be able to address any special needs or therapy that you might decide to opt for.
How accurate is the G2G assessment?
Dermatoglyphics is a professional industry that combines neurobiology, genetics and embrology. Fingerprint patterns are not random. They are arranged according to individual genetic make up.
Dermatoglyphics multiple intelligences test is scientifically proven. Besides, the data acquisition process is computerized. Therefore, we can achieve an accuracy of more than 90%.
When is the best time to get an G2G assessment done for my children?
The earlier you get your children’s report, the sooner you will be able to guide them onto the right path. Through child development research, it has been established that our learning capacity is at its best during our preschool years. As we grow older, we start losing our ability to grasp new concepts, abilities, and talents.
If a child does not get the right kind of stimulus at the right age, natural neurological circuits will not develop properly, leading to reduced performance in that particular area.
How does it help me as a Parent?
By getting a G2G report for your children, you will be able to better understand their inborn strengths, natural preferences, learning style, and behaviors. As a result, not only will you be able to better communicate with your children, but also guide them to better success in fields and hobbies that they are naturally inclined towards.
What is Holistic Development?
Holistic development is a practical approach to a comprehensive learning system where physical, social, emotional, mind and spiritual growth of a child is taken care. This style of education not only focuses on mere learning but also on implementing what is learnt.
Why should parents consider holistic approach for their kids?
Gone are the days when parents dreamt of their children becoming either an engineer or a doctor, and nothing else. Parents off late are more open listening to the preferences of their children, whether she wants to be a sportsperson or a photographer. This has led to demand for alternative education system since the conventional education system has little to offer to modern career aspirants.
With the modern lifestyle that our society is accustoming to, parents have limited time for their children and are often unable to affiliate with their children as closely as their earlier generation did. This is limiting their scope to influence the child's behavior. As a result, the child's mind and psychological development is affected.
What children today need from a school is not only academic lessons, but also those life skills too that help them handle challenges in life. An education system that would help the child know self, teach them how to build healthy relationships, help develop resilience and teach them how to work in a team. Such an education system would boost the morale of a child to achieve greater heights in their careers and grow up to be good citizens of the society.
Finally, children must learn that seeing beauty, experiencing transcendence and being existent to the activities in the society and its culture are a natural part of life.