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The "Yanny" vs. "Laurel" debate has torn friends, families and the Internet apart ... and we finally have the definitive answer as to what the recording REALLY says.
The Yanny-Laurel debate has fractured the internet. Some people who listen to the audio file hear one thing; others hear another. But there's a simple explanation for why people perceive one thing so differently.
If you somehow haven't already over the last few days, listen to this audio recording right now. What do you hear? Is the person saying "Yanny" or "Laurel"? If you heard the second answer, you're technically correct. But more importantly: Here's the backstory of where the audio clip came from—and ...
The internet is torn over an audio clip that is either saying the word 'Laurel' or 'Yanny'
Some hear a deep rich voice saying "Laurel." Others hear a tinny voice delivering "Yanny." Which do you hear? Which is correct? We talked to some scientists who specialize in audio waves to get to the bottom of it.
Yanny, or Laurel? This audio illusion, which went viral after first appearing on Reddit, has the internet torn. Obviously something was going on — so we called up some scientists to help us figure it out.
'Yanny' Or 'Laurel'? Why People Hear Different Things In That Viral Clip : The Two-Way We consulted experts on how human brains perceive sound. The poor quality of the audio file can be blamed for the different ways our brains perceive it.
An audio file has divided the internet as people debate whether the voice says "Yanny" or "Laurel." Lee Miller, an associate professor in neurobiology, physiology and behavior at the University of California, Davis, explains why some people hear different words.
Those of us who hear "Yanny" precisely and clearly can't fathom what the heck is going on in the minds of those who claim to hear Laurel, and vice versa.
Nobody can agree if this recording says "Yanny" or "Laurel." But science has a simple answer.
The White House has jumped in on the Yanny vs. Laurel audio debate and it turns out President Trump doesn't hear either of the names that have split the nation.
Online Yanny or Laurel? The internet is fighting over this robot's mysterious word. Move over, The Dress. A new audio illusion is tearing the internet world apart.
An online audio clip is puzzling people worldwide. Do you hear "Yanny" or "Laurel" -- and why do some people hear it differently?
Yes, we're still talking about this, the disputed mystery audio clip that sounds like different things to different people. While there's no definitive answer to why some people hear different things in the Yanny or Laurel clip, The New York Times has posted a simple tool that lets you hear the ...
A short audio clip of a computer-generated voice has become the most divisive subject on the internet since the gold/blue dress controversy of 2015. The audio “illusion”, which first appeared on Reddit, seems to be saying one word – but whether that word is “Yanny” or “Laurel” is the ...
Several days into an online debate, there is still not a clear scientific consensus as to why some people hear “Yanny” and others “Laurel” when they listen to a now-viral clip posted online.
Remember the dress that people either thought was gold and white or black and blue? This is similar to that — but even more maddening. There’s an audio clip going around the internet that is causing people to hear “Yanny” or “Laurel.” When I listen to it, I clearly hear “Laurel” and ...
Are you Team Yanny or Team Laurel? An expert explains the phenomenon.
Remember trying to figure out whether that dress spreading through social media in 2015 was black and blue or white and gold? An audio clip shared on social media asked whether users could hear the word Laurel or Yanny.
One of the more interesting things to come out of the yanny/laurel debate was the discovery that, by changing the pitch of the recording, ...
The internet erupted in disagreement on Tuesday over an audio clip in which the name being said depends on the listener. Some hear “Laurel.” Others hear “Yanny.” We built a tool to gradually accentuate different frequencies in the original audio clip. Which word or name do you hear, and how ...
That should have settled it, because it’s obviously “Laurel.” But people out there are convinced, for some reason, that this weird robot voice is repeating “Yanny.” (Some people even claim they alternate between hearing “Laurel” and “Yanny,” or, strangest of all, hear both ...
Some people heard the word “laurel” in a short audio clip that became internet-famous this week, while others heard the not-word “yanny.” This proves that we will all die alone. Thanks to some sleuthing by my colleague Louise Matsakis, people interested in following up can learn that ...
But with Yanny v. Laurel, there's no telling what a given ear will hear. Anecdotal evidence suggested offices were about equally divided.
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As the Yanny vs. Laurel audio mystery continues to flummox the internet, celebrities such as Mindy Kaling, Chrissy Teigen, Ellen DeGeneres and James Corden have weighed in.
The auditory version of the blue/gold dress is dividing Yanny and Laurel camps across the internet.
The video begins with Ivanka Trump — she of the “laurel” camp — and includes appearances by deputy press secretary Raj Shah, Vice President Pence, and President Trump.
If the question of whether a robotic-sounding voice is saying the word “Yanny” or “Laurel” has been keeping you up at night, it’s time to breathe a sigh of relief.