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Sex Differences in High School Students on Raven’s Advanced Progressive Matrices in Yemen

Salaheldin Farah Attallah Bakhiet, Yossry Ahmed Sayed Essa, Ismael Salamah Albursan, Nasser Sayed Gomaa Abdelrasheed and Richard Lynn

Published: 2016/09/01

Abstract

The Advanced Progressive Matrices (APM), combined sets 1 and 2, was administered to a sample of 503 male and 524 female high school students aged 16 to 18 years in Yemen. The male students obtained a higher IQ score than the female students by 0.9 IQ points, not statistically significant. The mean score of the sample was 21.6 and is equivalent to a British IQ of 93. Key Words: Yemen, Advanced Progressive Matrices, Sex Differences, Intelligence

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