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Contagious yawning is not a signal of empathy: no evidence of familiarity, gender or prosociality biases in dogs

Overview of attention for article published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, February 2020
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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)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (92nd percentile)

Mentioned by

news
12 news outlets
blogs
3 blogs
twitter
92 tweeters
facebook
2 Facebook pages

Readers on

mendeley
32 Mendeley
Title
Contagious yawning is not a signal of empathy: no evidence of familiarity, gender or prosociality biases in dogs
Published in
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, February 2020
DOI 10.1098/rspb.2019.2236
Pubmed ID
Authors

Patrick Neilands, Scott Claessens, Ivy Ren, Rebecca Hassall, Amalia P. M. Bastos, Alex H. Taylor

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 32 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 5 16%
Student > Master 4 13%
Researcher 4 13%
Student > Bachelor 4 13%
Student > Doctoral Student 3 9%
Other 8 25%
Unknown 4 13%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 7 22%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 4 13%
Veterinary Science and Veterinary Medicine 2 6%
Social Sciences 2 6%
Environmental Science 2 6%
Other 7 22%
Unknown 8 25%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 173. 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 04 September 2020.
All research outputs
#109,863
of 15,860,480 outputs
Outputs from Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
#284
of 8,233 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#4,014
of 303,264 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
#10
of 129 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 15,860,480 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 8,233 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 32.9. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 96% of its peers.
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We're also able to compare this research output to 129 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 92% of its contemporaries.