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Vampire Bats that Cooperate in the Lab Maintain Their Social Networks in the Wild

Overview of attention for article published in Current Biology, December 2019
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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 (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (98th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
82 news outlets
blogs
6 blogs
twitter
144 tweeters
facebook
2 Facebook pages
reddit
1 Redditor
video
2 video uploaders

Citations

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19 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
95 Mendeley
Title
Vampire Bats that Cooperate in the Lab Maintain Their Social Networks in the Wild
Published in
Current Biology, December 2019
DOI 10.1016/j.cub.2019.10.024
Pubmed ID
Authors

Simon P. Ripperger, Gerald G. Carter, Niklas Duda, Alexander Koelpin, Björn Cassens, Rüdiger Kapitza, Darija Josic, Jineth Berrío-Martínez, Rachel A. Page, Frieder Mayer

Twitter Demographics

The data shown below were collected from the profiles of 144 tweeters who shared this research output. Click here to find out more about how the information was compiled.

Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 95 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 95 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 28 29%
Researcher 20 21%
Student > Bachelor 14 15%
Student > Master 9 9%
Professor > Associate Professor 4 4%
Other 9 9%
Unknown 11 12%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 41 43%
Environmental Science 11 12%
Neuroscience 7 7%
Psychology 6 6%
Social Sciences 4 4%
Other 7 7%
Unknown 19 20%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 781. 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 19 January 2021.
All research outputs
#11,928
of 17,053,340 outputs
Outputs from Current Biology
#124
of 11,708 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#433
of 333,554 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Current Biology
#3
of 239 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 17,053,340 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 11,708 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 46.8. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 98% of its peers.
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