University of Michigan professor resigns amid questions about his research
In the midst of resigning and accusations of generating skewed research, a former University of Michigan psychologist has asked that three of his papers be retracted from a scholarly research journal.
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Nature reports that Sanna resigned in May, but that the reasons for his resignation are unknown.
The editor of the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology told Nature that Sanna recently asked the journal to retract three of his papers, published between 2009 and 2011 when Sanna was a researcher at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. UNC apparently investigated Sanna's research methods, but did not publicly disclose the results of the investigation.
Read the full Nature article here.