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The wisdom of crowds

Overview of attention for article published in The Lancet, July 2016
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12

About this Attention Score

  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (86th percentile)
  • Average Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source

Mentioned by

twitter
15 tweeters
facebook
2 Facebook pages

Readers on

mendeley
1614 Mendeley
citeulike
2 CiteULike
Title
The wisdom of crowds
Published in
The Lancet, July 2016
DOI 10.1016/s0140-6736(16)31130-8
Pubmed ID
Authors

Ellen Teesdale

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 1,614 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 1614 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Other 1 <1%
Unknown 1613 100%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 1 <1%
Unknown 1613 100%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 12. 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 06 July 2018.
All research outputs
#1,164,453
of 12,371,547 outputs
Outputs from The Lancet
#9,334
of 30,331 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#36,333
of 267,129 outputs
Outputs of similar age from The Lancet
#250
of 416 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 12,371,547 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 90th percentile: it's in the top 10% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 30,331 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 31.9. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 69% 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 267,129 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has done well, scoring higher than 86% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 416 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one is in the 39th percentile – i.e., 39% of its contemporaries scored the same or lower than it.