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Collective Motion of Moshers at Heavy Metal Concerts

Overview of attention for article published in Physical Review Letters, January 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 18,466)
  • 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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2 CiteULike
Title
Collective Motion of Moshers at Heavy Metal Concerts
Published in
Physical Review Letters, January 2013
DOI 10.1103/physrevlett.110.228701
Authors

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

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 11 3%
Germany 10 3%
United Kingdom 8 3%
France 4 1%
Brazil 4 1%
Netherlands 4 1%
Switzerland 4 1%
Belgium 3 <1%
China 2 <1%
Other 13 4%
Unknown 257 80%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 121 38%
Researcher 73 23%
Student > Master 40 13%
Professor 17 5%
Student > Doctoral Student 16 5%
Other 53 17%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Physics and Astronomy 168 53%
Chemistry 25 8%
Engineering 25 8%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 24 8%
Materials Science 16 5%
Other 62 19%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 1187. 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 29 March 2018.
All research outputs
#1,652
of 9,719,383 outputs
Outputs from Physical Review Letters
#4
of 18,466 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#28
of 309,978 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Physical Review Letters
#1
of 2,057 outputs
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