Do you hear Yanny or Laurel?

An audio clip has divided the world all over again, just like what happened with ‘that dress’.

The internet has been divided down the middle yet again with an audio clip that some people say says “Laurel”, while others hear “Yanny”.

It’s a clever computer-generated word that actually contains both words at different frequencies, and each person’s brain apparently randomly decides which version it prefers.

Apparently being a “Laurel” or “Yanny” person can tell people quite a bit about you (or just your headphones or computer speakers). Speakers with more bass tend to sound like Laurel, while younger people are inclined to hear Yanny.

Take a listen for yourself and vote in the poll on this website’s homepage (sorry, the poll only works on desktop computers, not cellphones and tablets).


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