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The mismatch between current statistical practice and doctoral training in ecology

Overview of attention for article published in Ecosphere, August 2016
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#20 of 2,908)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (97th percentile)

Mentioned by

blogs
4 blogs
twitter
400 tweeters
facebook
3 Facebook pages
googleplus
1 Google+ user

Citations

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31 Dimensions

Readers on

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321 Mendeley
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Title
The mismatch between current statistical practice and doctoral training in ecology
Published in
Ecosphere, August 2016
DOI 10.1002/ecs2.1394
Authors

Justin C. Touchon, Michael W. McCoy

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 7 2%
Brazil 4 1%
Germany 2 <1%
Canada 2 <1%
Spain 2 <1%
Japan 2 <1%
South Africa 1 <1%
Finland 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Other 5 2%
Unknown 294 92%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 92 29%
Researcher 56 17%
Student > Master 56 17%
Student > Doctoral Student 18 6%
Student > Bachelor 15 5%
Other 49 15%
Unknown 35 11%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 155 48%
Environmental Science 80 25%
Earth and Planetary Sciences 7 2%
Immunology and Microbiology 3 <1%
Mathematics 2 <1%
Other 22 7%
Unknown 52 16%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 266. 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 27 October 2020.
All research outputs
#98,187
of 21,415,800 outputs
Outputs from Ecosphere
#20
of 2,908 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#2,339
of 287,806 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Ecosphere
#3
of 85 outputs
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