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An Increase of Intelligence in Qatar from 1986 to 2011

Hatim Warrag, Omar Khaleefa, A. Al-Thani and Richard Lynn

Abstract

Data are reported for non-verbal ability of children in Qatar in 1986, 2000 and 2011 measured by Raven’s Standard Progressive Matrices. The results show a rise of the British-scaled IQ of 16.6 points over the 25 years (1986 to 2011), representing an increase of 6.6 points a decade.

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