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A signature - remember that? The thing you do with a pen to pretend you were you, in the days before contactless debit cards, Android pay and the digital age...

(Soon to be rendered obsolete by standardised fingerprint checks).

People's handwriting has long been studied for clues about the personality or psychological make up of the writer - although this practice has also been widely debunked.

But various studies argue that signatures, rather than handwriting, can genuinely serve as indicators of character because the signature is inherently more personal.

Many also show that size of signature can be the true giveaway.

Let's take a closer look at what your signature can tell us about you...

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