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Group Selection and Kin Selection

Overview of attention for article published in Nature, March 1964
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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 (98th percentile)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (65th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
1 news outlet
blogs
7 blogs
twitter
1 tweeter
wikipedia
12 Wikipedia pages

Citations

dimensions_citation
1028 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
322 Mendeley
citeulike
6 CiteULike
Title
Group Selection and Kin Selection
Published in
Nature, March 1964
DOI 10.1038/2011145a0
Authors

J. MAYNARD SMITH

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 322 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 10 3%
Germany 6 2%
United Kingdom 3 <1%
France 2 <1%
Israel 1 <1%
Sweden 1 <1%
Australia 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Czechia 1 <1%
Other 5 2%
Unknown 291 90%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 97 30%
Student > Bachelor 61 19%
Student > Master 48 15%
Researcher 45 14%
Other 16 5%
Other 38 12%
Unknown 17 5%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 166 52%
Environmental Science 21 7%
Psychology 21 7%
Social Sciences 20 6%
Physics and Astronomy 9 3%
Other 48 15%
Unknown 37 11%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 58. 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 08 December 2019.
All research outputs
#338,390
of 14,465,534 outputs
Outputs from Nature
#18,258
of 72,348 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#2,203
of 123,770 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Nature
#305
of 895 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 14,465,534 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 97th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 72,348 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 80.3. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 74% 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 123,770 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 895 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 65% of its contemporaries.