CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A Harvard University psychology professor has resigned, saying he wants to pursue other opportunities more than ten months after a faculty investigation found him "solely responsible" for eight instances of scientific misconduct at the Ivy League school.
Marc Hauser said in a letter obtained Tuesday that his resignation is effective Aug. 1.
Hauser is director of Harvard's Cognitive Evolution Laboratory, which studies the developmental foundations of the human mind. He took a yearlong leave of absence after the school's three-year probe found him responsible for misconduct.
He said in a resignation letter dated July 7 that while he was on leave he …