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The hipster effect: When anticonformists all look the same

Overview of attention for article published in arXiv, October 2014
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#25 of 575,191)
  • 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
The hipster effect: When anticonformists all look the same
Published in
arXiv, October 2014
Authors

Jonathan Touboul

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 13 4%
Germany 4 1%
Netherlands 3 1%
Switzerland 2 <1%
United Kingdom 2 <1%
India 1 <1%
Norway 1 <1%
South Africa 1 <1%
France 1 <1%
Other 8 3%
Unknown 260 88%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 93 31%
Researcher 49 17%
Student > Master 40 14%
Student > Bachelor 29 10%
Other 23 8%
Other 52 18%
Unknown 10 3%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Physics and Astronomy 65 22%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 32 11%
Computer Science 30 10%
Mathematics 28 9%
Engineering 25 8%
Other 99 33%
Unknown 17 6%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 1787. 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 22 April 2020.
All research outputs
#1,647
of 15,112,406 outputs
Outputs from arXiv
#25
of 575,191 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#19
of 232,889 outputs
Outputs of similar age from arXiv
#1
of 11,616 outputs
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