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In a binary prediction paradigm, 96 Ss were trained on either a simple or complex sequence the basic units of which were runs of events rather than single events. The runs were of lengths two and. five for half of the 3s and four and five for the other half. The purpose of this training was to induce the Ss in each group to track simple or complex hypotheses concerning the crderings of the runs.