Is sex estimation from handprints in prehistoric cave art reliable? A view from biological and forensic anthropology

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of Archaeological Science
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  • High score compared to articles of the same age (94th percentile)
  • High score compared to articles of the same age and source (91st percentile)

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Article title
Is sex estimation from handprints in prehistoric cave art reliable? A view from biological and forensic anthropology
Published in
Journal of Archaeological Science
DOI 10.1016/j.jas.2014.01.028

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 1 11%
Unknown 8 89%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student (Bachelor) 3 33%
Student (Postgraduate) 2 22%
Professor 2 22%
Student (Master) 1 11%
Ph.D. Student 1 11%
Other 0 0%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 3 33%
Biological Sciences 2 22%
Computer and Information Science 1 11%
Chemistry 1 11%
Earth Sciences 1 11%
Other 1 11%

Score in context

This article has an Altmetric score of 21.94. 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 April 2014.
All articles
#122,514
of 3,690,052 articles
Articles in Journal of Archaeological Science
#67
of 1,079 articles
Articles of similar age
#6,091
of 115,207 articles
Articles of similar age in Journal of Archaeological Science
#2
of 23 articles
Altmetric has tracked 3,690,052 articles across all sources so far. Compared to these this article has done particularly well and is in the 96th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all articles ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 1,079 articles from this source. They typically receive a little more attention than average, with a mean score of 6.8. This article has done particularly well, scoring higher than 93% of its peers.
Older articles will score higher simply because they've had more time to accumulate mentions. To account for age we can compare this score to the 115,207 tracked articles that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This article has done particularly well, scoring higher than 94% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this article to 23 articles from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This article has done particularly well, scoring higher than 91% of its contemporaries.