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Understanding and combating misperceived polarization

Overview of attention for article published in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, February 2021
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About this Attention Score

  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (91st percentile)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (79th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
1 news outlet
blogs
1 blog
twitter
24 tweeters

Citations

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21 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
53 Mendeley
Title
Understanding and combating misperceived polarization
Published in
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, February 2021
DOI 10.1098/rstb.2020.0143
Pubmed ID
Authors

Jeffrey Lees, Mina Cikara

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 53 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 12 23%
Student > Ph. D. Student 10 19%
Student > Master 8 15%
Professor 5 9%
Student > Bachelor 4 8%
Other 6 11%
Unknown 8 15%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 19 36%
Social Sciences 8 15%
Business, Management and Accounting 3 6%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 3 6%
Arts and Humanities 2 4%
Other 7 13%
Unknown 11 21%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 32. 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 23 March 2022.
All research outputs
#1,018,764
of 22,078,848 outputs
Outputs from Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
#909
of 6,203 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#25,919
of 315,598 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
#18
of 81 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 22,078,848 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 95th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 6,203 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 22.9. This one has done well, scoring higher than 85% 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 315,598 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 91% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 81 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has done well, scoring higher than 79% of its contemporaries.