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A Study of Intelligence in the United Arab Emirates

Omar Khaleefa and Richard Lynn


Published: 2008/09/01


Results are reported from a large standardization sample of 6- 11 year olds for the Colored Progressive Matrices in the United Arab Emirates. Girls performed slightly better than boys, and younger children performed better than older children relative to British norms. There was no sex difference in variability. In relation to a British IQ of 100, the sample obtained an average IQ of 83.

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