The Ironic Effects of Weight Stigma

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, December 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 976)
  • High score compared to articles of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High score compared to articles of the same age and source (95th percentile)

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Article title
The Ironic Effects of Weight Stigma
Published in
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, December 2013
DOI 10.1016/j.jesp.2013.11.009
Authors

Brenda Major, Jeffrey M. Hunger, Debra Bunyan, Carol T. Miller

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 2%
Italy 1 2%
Australia 1 2%
Brazil 1 2%
Unknown 48 92%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Ph.D. Student 6 12%
Student (Master) 4 8%
Doctoral Student 3 6%
Student (Bachelor) 3 6%
Student (Postgraduate) 2 4%
Other 8 15%
Unknown 26 50%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 17 33%
Philosophy 2 4%
Economics 2 4%
Linguistics 1 2%
Computer and Information Science 1 2%
Other 3 6%
Unknown 26 50%

Score in context

This article has an Altmetric score of 318. 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 30 May 2015.
All articles
#3,735
of 4,216,710 articles
Articles in Journal of Experimental Social Psychology
#2
of 976 articles
Articles of similar age
#231
of 117,820 articles
Articles of similar age in Journal of Experimental Social Psychology
#1
of 23 articles
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So far Altmetric has tracked 976 articles from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean score of 12.4. This article has done particularly well, scoring higher than 99% of its peers.
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