Thursday, 24 May, 2018

Laurel or Yanny? This audio clip is driving the internet insane

Help us settle the debate. What do you hear? Laurel or Yanny? Source Clow Feldman Twitter Help us settle the debate. What do you hear? Laurel or Yanny? Source Clow Feldman Twitter
Nicole Thomas | 16 May, 2018, 03:29

Instead of an optical illusion, 2018's version of "the dress" is auditory. Well buckle up, folks, because there's a new viral sensation causing divisions in offices and group texts everywhere: an audio clip of a computerized voice saying a word.

"If I cut your ears off and put someone else's on your head, sounds would sound different", University of Chicago psychologist Howard Nusbaum told Gizmodo.

The two words mesh well enough to be combined into one recording. "They are saying they hear "yanny" because they want attention...." another chimed in.

While some people are clearly hearing one word, there are many people who say they eventually hear the other word after listening over and over again. Attention is the last thing needed!

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"Watched this for 5 min and heard yanny...watched it 5 min later and I hear laurel".

Apparently, playing with the bass levels can help you hear both pronunciations.

If you turn the volume very low, there will be practically no bass and you will hear Yanny.

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