Human Intelligence and Human Development: A Systematic Literature Review

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Siti Noor Mawar Abdul Rahman, et. al.


Human intelligence is an important aspect from which to examine the development in human. However, human intelligence and human development remain two separate study and not being systematically reviewed. The current study presents a systematic review of papers within the last five years on human intelligence and human development. By adopting a systematic review approach, the current study attempts to present a suitable explanation for the human intelligence development. Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) was adopted which utilised three main journal databases, namely Scopus and Google Scholar and the other one through handpick from various journal. The eligibility  resulted in a total of 25 articles that can be analysed systematically. Based on thematic analysis, there are 3 major themes and 19 sub-themes of the human intelligence and human development. There major themes are education, society/humanity and cultural/civilization.  The study offered contribution, challanges and gap of  human intelligence and human development studies. It is expected to inform specific areas that should be the study of human intelligence to influence human development to a more clear direction.

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