Public recognition of major works in psychology: Rise and fall over time
Abstract:In 2 data sets, citations of the major articles and books in cognitive psychology were found to rise to a peak at 5-8 years following publication. After this period of time, there is a gradual disappearance over the following years. The peaking effect was found to be greater for the more prominent works.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: March 1, 2009
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