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Collective Motion of Humans in Mosh and Circle Pits at Heavy Metal Concerts

Overview of attention for article published in Physical Review Letters, May 2013
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#4 of 26,899)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (99th percentile)

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Title
Collective Motion of Humans in Mosh and Circle Pits at Heavy Metal Concerts
Published in
Physical Review Letters, May 2013
DOI 10.1103/physrevlett.110.228701
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Authors

Jesse L. Silverberg, Matthew Bierbaum, James P. Sethna, Itai Cohen

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Germany 10 3%
United States 10 3%
United Kingdom 8 2%
Brazil 4 1%
Netherlands 4 1%
Switzerland 4 1%
France 3 <1%
Belgium 2 <1%
China 2 <1%
Other 12 3%
Unknown 337 85%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 134 34%
Researcher 84 21%
Student > Master 52 13%
Student > Bachelor 23 6%
Student > Doctoral Student 21 5%
Other 82 21%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Physics and Astronomy 198 50%
Engineering 32 8%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 29 7%
Chemistry 27 7%
Unspecified 25 6%
Other 85 21%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 1189. 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 15 August 2019.
All research outputs
#2,688
of 13,410,167 outputs
Outputs from Physical Review Letters
#4
of 26,899 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#22
of 243,411 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Physical Review Letters
#1
of 1,830 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 13,410,167 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 99th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 26,899 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 11.2. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 99% of its peers.
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