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Scientists rise up against statistical significance

Overview of attention for news story in Nature
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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 73,996)
  • 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
Scientists rise up against statistical significance
Published by
Nature, March 2019
DOI 10.1038/d41586-019-00857-9
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Authors

Valentin Amrhein, Sander Greenland, Blake McShane

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 952 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 206 22%
Student > Ph. D. Student 197 21%
Student > Master 99 10%
Student > Bachelor 63 7%
Other 57 6%
Other 214 22%
Unknown 116 12%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 146 15%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 113 12%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 78 8%
Psychology 57 6%
Environmental Science 40 4%
Other 299 31%
Unknown 219 23%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 12964. 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 18 May 2020.
All research outputs
#19
of 15,159,747 outputs
Outputs from Nature
#1
of 73,996 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#1
of 267,491 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Nature
#1
of 939 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 15,159,747 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 73,996 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 82.7. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 99% of its peers.
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We're also able to compare this research output to 939 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 99% of its contemporaries.