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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 28,496)
  • 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 2%
United States 9 2%
United Kingdom 8 2%
Netherlands 4 <1%
Brazil 4 <1%
Switzerland 4 <1%
France 3 <1%
Spain 2 <1%
China 2 <1%
Other 12 3%
Unknown 349 86%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 135 33%
Researcher 86 21%
Student > Master 54 13%
Student > Bachelor 25 6%
Student > Doctoral Student 21 5%
Other 66 16%
Unknown 20 5%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Physics and Astronomy 200 49%
Engineering 31 8%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 29 7%
Chemistry 27 7%
Materials Science 20 5%
Other 71 17%
Unknown 29 7%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 1171. 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 30 December 2019.
All research outputs
#3,154
of 14,176,287 outputs
Outputs from Physical Review Letters
#4
of 28,496 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#26
of 244,878 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Physical Review Letters
#1
of 1,831 outputs
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