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A Catwalk to Congress? Appearance-Based Effects in the Elections to the U.S. House of Representatives 2016

Overview of attention for article published in American Politics Research, September 2019
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#7 of 464)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (98th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (94th percentile)

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Title
A Catwalk to Congress? Appearance-Based Effects in the Elections to the U.S. House of Representatives 2016
Published in
American Politics Research, September 2019
DOI 10.1177/1532673x19875710
Authors

Sebastian Jäckle, Thomas Metz, Georg Wenzelburger, Pascal D. König

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Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 125. 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 11 November 2019.
All research outputs
#127,206
of 13,865,726 outputs
Outputs from American Politics Research
#7
of 464 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#4,301
of 247,344 outputs
Outputs of similar age from American Politics Research
#1
of 18 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 13,865,726 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 464 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 16.3. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 98% 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 247,344 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 18 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 94% of its contemporaries.