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Yanny or Laurel? Why people hear different words

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Suzy Styles, an assistant professor at Singapore’s Nayang Tenchological University who focuses on the brain, language and intersensory perception, has put her expertise to good use and created a thread with a step-by-step breakdown of the science at play in this aural illusion. First, she took the recording and put it on a spectogram.


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http://www.latimes.com/science/la-sci-sn-yanny-laurel-explanation-20180516-story.html

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