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Making a New Dog?

Overview of attention for article published in BioScience, April 2017
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (98th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (88th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
13 news outlets
blogs
1 blog
twitter
50 tweeters
facebook
4 Facebook pages
googleplus
19 Google+ users
reddit
1 Redditor

Citations

dimensions_citation
14 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
81 Mendeley
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Title
Making a New Dog?
Published in
BioScience, April 2017
DOI 10.1093/biosci/bix022
Authors

Thomas M. Newsome, Peter J. S. Fleming, Christopher R. Dickman, Tim S. Doherty, William J. Ripple, Euan G. Ritchie, Aaron J. Wirsing

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 81 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Netherlands 1 1%
Bulgaria 1 1%
Unknown 79 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 17 21%
Student > Ph. D. Student 15 19%
Student > Master 12 15%
Student > Bachelor 8 10%
Other 7 9%
Other 10 12%
Unknown 12 15%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 40 49%
Environmental Science 14 17%
Psychology 2 2%
Veterinary Science and Veterinary Medicine 1 1%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1 1%
Other 3 4%
Unknown 20 25%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 170. 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 21 July 2020.
All research outputs
#122,527
of 16,629,244 outputs
Outputs from BioScience
#53
of 2,584 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#4,096
of 270,040 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BioScience
#3
of 27 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 16,629,244 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 2,584 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 27.9. 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 270,040 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 98% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 27 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has done well, scoring higher than 88% of its contemporaries.