Laptop multitasking hinders classroom learning for both users and nearby peers

Overview of attention for article published in Computers & Education, March 2013
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  • In the top 5% of all articles scored by Altmetric
  • One of the highest-scoring articles from this source (#2 of 578)
  • High score compared to articles of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High score compared to articles of the same age and source (98th percentile)

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Article title
Laptop multitasking hinders classroom learning for both users and nearby peers
Published in
Computers & Education, March 2013
DOI 10.1016/j.compedu.2012.10.003
Authors

Faria Sana, Tina Weston, Nicholas J. Cepeda

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 23 8%
Canada 11 4%
Switzerland 4 1%
United Kingdom 3 1%
Netherlands 2 1%
Australia 2 1%
Malaysia 2 1%
Bulgaria 1 0%
Macao 1 0%
Other 8 3%
Unknown 225 80%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Ph.D. Student 42 15%
Student (Master) 27 10%
Student (Bachelor) 19 7%
Assistant Professor 15 5%
Professor 10 4%
Other 55 20%
Unknown 114 40%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Education 61 22%
Psychology 40 14%
Computer and Information Science 19 7%
Social Sciences 10 4%
Biological Sciences 8 3%
Other 30 11%
Unknown 114 40%

Score in context

This article has an Altmetric score of 573. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that this article has received. This score was calculated when the article was last mentioned on 24 August 2015.
All articles
#1,118
of 4,198,162 articles
Articles in Computers & Education
#2
of 578 articles
Articles of similar age
#56
of 278,280 articles
Articles of similar age in Computers & Education
#1
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Altmetric has tracked 4,198,162 articles across all sources so far. Compared to these this article has done particularly well and is in the 99th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all articles ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 578 articles from this source. They typically receive a little less attention than average, with a mean score of 4.5. This article has done particularly well, scoring higher than 99% of its peers.
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