KUWAIT CITY, Nov 21: A recent study published by RT Today News Channel indicates Kuwaitis are the second most intelligent people among their Arab counterparts, reports Al-Kuwaitiya daily. The study was co-authored by an English psychologist Professor Emeritus Richard Lynn and Finnish Professor Tatu Vanhanen who believe there is a link between the level of intelligence (IQ) and the rate of economic development and national resources.
The study places Iraq on top of other Arab countries, showing Iraqis are the most intelligent, followed by Kuwaitis, Yemenis and Jordanians in that order. Moroccans occupied the fifth place, followed by Saudis, Emirates and Algerians in the sixth, seventh and eighth positions respectively. Bahrainis were rated ninth and Libyans tenth, while Syrians, Egyptians and other Arab nationals came behind the abovestated nationalities