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Domesticating Animals in Africa: Implications of Genetic and Archaeological Findings

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of World Prehistory, February 2011
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#15 of 124)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (92nd percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (87th percentile)

Mentioned by

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1 news outlet
twitter
4 tweeters
wikipedia
2 Wikipedia pages

Citations

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Readers on

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186 Mendeley
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1 CiteULike
Title
Domesticating Animals in Africa: Implications of Genetic and Archaeological Findings
Published in
Journal of World Prehistory, February 2011
DOI 10.1007/s10963-010-9042-2
Authors

Diane Gifford-Gonzalez, Olivier Hanotte

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 6 3%
Finland 2 1%
Chile 2 1%
United Kingdom 2 1%
Uganda 1 <1%
France 1 <1%
Kenya 1 <1%
China 1 <1%
Spain 1 <1%
Other 1 <1%
Unknown 168 90%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 53 28%
Researcher 34 18%
Student > Bachelor 22 12%
Student > Master 19 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 14 8%
Other 44 24%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 83 45%
Arts and Humanities 32 17%
Social Sciences 26 14%
Unspecified 13 7%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 9 5%
Other 23 12%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 16. 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 24 August 2019.
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#980,231
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Outputs from Journal of World Prehistory
#15
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#946,246
of 12,753,733 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Journal of World Prehistory
#15
of 122 outputs
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So far Altmetric has tracked 124 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a little more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 7.4. This one has done well, scoring higher than 87% of its peers.
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