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How are habits formed: Modelling habit formation in the real world

Overview of attention for article published in European Journal of Social Psychology, July 2009
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#1 of 1,163)
  • 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
How are habits formed: Modelling habit formation in the real world
Published in
European Journal of Social Psychology, July 2009
DOI 10.1002/ejsp.674
Authors

Phillippa Lally, Cornelia H. M. van Jaarsveld, Henry W. W. Potts, Jane Wardle

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 17 1%
United States 12 <1%
Germany 7 <1%
Japan 5 <1%
Canada 4 <1%
Netherlands 3 <1%
New Zealand 2 <1%
Spain 2 <1%
Norway 2 <1%
Other 21 1%
Unknown 1391 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 293 20%
Student > Bachelor 274 19%
Student > Ph. D. Student 224 15%
Researcher 179 12%
Student > Doctoral Student 90 6%
Other 263 18%
Unknown 143 10%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 365 25%
Social Sciences 157 11%
Medicine and Dentistry 123 8%
Computer Science 97 7%
Business, Management and Accounting 89 6%
Other 424 29%
Unknown 211 14%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 1774. 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 12 April 2021.
All research outputs
#2,712
of 17,428,793 outputs
Outputs from European Journal of Social Psychology
#1
of 1,163 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#4
of 109,041 outputs
Outputs of similar age from European Journal of Social Psychology
#1
of 9 outputs
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