Mind Hacks', our friends over at 'British Psychological Society Research Digest' and the extensive 'World of Psychology'. Along with 'Virtual Psychology' (this site).
With the availability of so many different blogs and other internet resources, psychology students today have a unique opportunity to gain insights and perspectives not otherwise available to their predecessors.
The site is a click away here:
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13 November 2009
In 2007 the British Psychological Society's 'Working Party on Conducting Research on the Internet' issued a set of guidelines for ethical practice in psychological research online. This document, although dated due to advances in information technology since its issue, provides a good starting point for everyone conducting research online. There is no mention of virtual worlds as such but the principles laid down here along with the BPS existing ethical guidelines for research are sound.
Download the document here