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The effects of media narratives about failures and discoveries in science on beliefs about and support for science

Overview of attention for article published in Public Understanding of Science, May 2021
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#25 of 920)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (97th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (93rd percentile)

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news
6 news outlets
blogs
3 blogs
twitter
64 tweeters
facebook
1 Facebook page
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Title
The effects of media narratives about failures and discoveries in science on beliefs about and support for science
Published in
Public Understanding of Science, May 2021
DOI 10.1177/09636625211012630
Pubmed ID
Authors

Yotam Ophir, Kathleen Hall Jamieson

Twitter Demographics

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Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 106. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 17 June 2021.
All research outputs
#240,359
of 17,975,824 outputs
Outputs from Public Understanding of Science
#25
of 920 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#7,357
of 313,333 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Public Understanding of Science
#1
of 16 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 17,975,824 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 98th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 920 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 16.4. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 97% of its peers.
Older research outputs will score higher simply because they've had more time to accumulate mentions. To account for age we can compare this Altmetric Attention Score to the 313,333 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 97% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 16 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 93% of its contemporaries.