Analysis: Yanny, Laurel and why our brains struggle with 'ambiguity illusions'

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Analysis: Yanny, Laurel and why our brains struggle with 'ambiguity illusions'

Analysis: Yanny, Laurel and why our brains struggle with 'ambiguity illusions'

It's an epic auditory insult. Akin to: I say tomato and you say “blow it out your ear.” I just listened to the new amazing illusion, in which about half of the denizens of my current café hear a voice say “Yanny” whereas I clearly hear “Laurel.” It's a ...


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Yanny or Laurel: The ear-splitting debate

It may all be in the ear of the beholder. You hear "Yanny," I hear "Laurel." It's the new blue/black or white/gold dress debate. The audio clip, just four seconds long, was posted on Reddit a few days ago by Roland Camry and it has the Internet picking ...


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