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The evolution of mammalian brain size

Overview of attention for article published in Science Advances, April 2021
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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)

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Title
The evolution of mammalian brain size
Published in
Science Advances, April 2021
DOI 10.1126/sciadv.abe2101
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Authors

J. B. Smaers, R. S. Rothman, D. R. Hudson, A. M. Balanoff, B. Beatty, D. K. N. Dechmann, D. de Vries, J. C. Dunn, J. G. Fleagle, C. C. Gilbert, A. Goswami, A. N. Iwaniuk, W. L. Jungers, M. Kerney, D. T. Ksepka, P. R. Manger, C. S. Mongle, F. J. Rohlf, N. A. Smith, C. Soligo, V. Weisbecker, K. Safi

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 165 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 165 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 33 20%
Student > Ph. D. Student 23 14%
Student > Bachelor 18 11%
Student > Master 13 8%
Student > Postgraduate 8 5%
Other 28 17%
Unknown 42 25%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 34 21%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 15 9%
Neuroscience 15 9%
Earth and Planetary Sciences 13 8%
Psychology 9 5%
Other 28 17%
Unknown 51 31%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 1456. 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 28 May 2022.
All research outputs
#5,951
of 21,383,946 outputs
Outputs from Science Advances
#74
of 8,625 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#333
of 338,108 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Science Advances
#7
of 507 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 21,383,946 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 8,625 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 120.2. 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 507 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 98% of its contemporaries.