"We asked the trainers and half heard Laurel and half heard Yanny", Yost said, H/T Chris Landers of MLB.com's Cut4. "So yanny is more of a high-pitched sound, and laurel is more of a low frequency sound", said Dr. Voellinger, an audiology specialist at Deaconess Gateway. "I definitely hear Yanny", "I hear Laurel, I hear laurel".
And what was the professor's vote?"I heard Laurel", said Professor Richmond.
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CGTN's Audrey Siek and Jim Spellman went around the newsroom to get to the bottom of the sound, and figure out just which word was right: Yanny or Laurel? But for a moment, discovering there was no observable rhyme or reason to why you heard something that a sizeable chunk of the internet didn't was unsettling.
A odd audio clip has taken over, making people question their hearing.
The Times traced the clip back to an 18-year-old high school student in Lawrenceville, Ga., who was apparently working on a school project.
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Then, he said, you have to take into account the different ways people are listening to this - through mobile phones, headphones, tablets, etc.
The creator of the viral sensation spoke out and sorry to say "Yanny" listeners, he confirmed he said "Laurel".
Elliot Freeman, a perception researcher at City University of London, said our brains can selectively tune into different frequency bands once we know what to listen out for, "like a radio". While you may hear one word from your TV, you may get another when you hear it over the radio.
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Also, he said the clip illustrates that our brains decide what it wants to hear if there is an ambiguous signal like this one.