(9 December 2014, London, UK) Alternative metrics provider Altmetric LLP today reviews the 100 academic papers receiving the most online attention in 2014 – and the conversations happening around them.
The list provides a detailed overview of the published research articles that have generated the largest amount of sharing and discussion across mainstream and social media, blogs, peer-review forums, platforms such as Reddit and YouTube, and bookmarking sites.
The 10 most shared scientific research papers for 2014:
- Experimental evidence of massive-scale emotional contagion through social networks
- Variation in Melanism and Female Preference in Proximate but Ecologically Distinct Environments
- Artificial sweeteners induce glucose intolerance by altering the gut microbiota
- Stimulus-triggered fate conversion of somatic cells into pluripotency
- Dogs are sensitive to small variations of the Earth’s magnetic field
- Christmas 2013: Research: The survival time of chocolates on hospital wards: covert observational study
- Epidemiological modeling of online social network dynamics
- Searching the Internet for evidence of time travelers
- Conscious Brain-to-Brain Communication in Humans Using Non-Invasive Technologies
- Were James Bond’s drinks shaken because of alcohol-induced tremor?
The full list is available now at Altmetric.com
The complete illustrated announcement is here.