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Brains, tools, innovation and biogeography in crows and ravens

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Evolutionary Biology, January 2012
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (89th percentile)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (76th percentile)

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8 tweeters
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17 Wikipedia pages
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2 video uploaders

Citations

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Title
Brains, tools, innovation and biogeography in crows and ravens
Published in
BMC Evolutionary Biology, January 2012
DOI 10.1186/1471-2148-12-72
Pubmed ID
Authors

Knud A Jønsson, Pierre-Henri Fabre, Martin Irestedt

Abstract

Crows and ravens (Passeriformes: Corvus) are large-brained birds with enhanced cognitive abilities relative to other birds. They are among the few non-hominid organisms on Earth to be considered intelligent and well-known examples exist of several crow species having evolved innovative strategies and even use of tools in their search for food. The 40 Corvus species have also been successful dispersers and are distributed on most continents and in remote archipelagos.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 3 2%
United States 3 2%
Germany 2 1%
Italy 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
South Africa 1 <1%
Japan 1 <1%
Romania 1 <1%
Unknown 176 93%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 41 22%
Student > Bachelor 38 20%
Researcher 27 14%
Student > Master 26 14%
Student > Doctoral Student 9 5%
Other 25 13%
Unknown 23 12%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 93 49%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 14 7%
Environmental Science 13 7%
Psychology 13 7%
Neuroscience 6 3%
Other 21 11%
Unknown 29 15%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 10. 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 13 May 2022.
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#3,161,320
of 22,665,794 outputs
Outputs from BMC Evolutionary Biology
#725
of 2,906 outputs
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#26,332
of 244,050 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Evolutionary Biology
#25
of 106 outputs
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