“Yanny” Or “Laurel?” The Viral Audio Clip Explained

“What do you hear — “Yanny” or “Laurel?”

Experts say the reason for the controversy most likely stems from the fact that the recording is noisy, with lots of different frequencies captured.  Those whose brains emphasize higher frequency sounds hear “Yanny,” while those that perceive lower frequencies better believe it’s “Laurel.”

Yanny vs. Laurel audio illusion solved! Listen to this Podcast

Do you hear “Laurel,” “Yanny,” or something else entirely? Let us know in the comments below!

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