Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, & Computers

, Volume 17, Issue 2, pp 163–164

Microcomputer, minicomputer, mainframe interfacing


  • Michael Yost
    • Department of PsychologyTrinity University
  • James Holcombe
    • Department of PsychologyTrinity University
  • Douglas Eddy
    • Department of PsychologyTrinity University
Session II Computer Networks In Data Gathering And Data Analysis

DOI: 10.3758/BF03214374

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Yost, M., Holcombe, J. & Eddy, D. Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, & Computers (1985) 17: 163. doi:10.3758/BF03214374


The problems associated with the transfer of data from one computer to another in conducting neuropsychological research are described. The reasons for using different computers to perform different tasks are outlined, and a rationale for using task-specific computers is presented. A detailed description of the use and function of the Kermit File Transfer Protocol in neuropsychological research is given.

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