This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
Dublin: 14 °C Wednesday 19 September, 2018
Advertisement

Yanny or Laurel? What do you hear in the internet's latest mind-melting debate

It’s The Dress 2018.

REMEMBER THE DRESS? Well it’s back, in audio form.

Yes, the internet’s latest debate is all about Yanny versus Laurel and a four-second audio clip.

The clip was posted by blogger Cloe Feldman and the internet is divided over what exactly they hear.

It features a computer-generated voice repeating a name, but exactly what that name is is the question.

So what do you hear, Yanny or Laurel?

Source: Classy Assassin/YouTube

There’s been a lot of confusion.

laurel Source: Twitter/CloeCouture

Much like The Dress though, many people have been quick to point out that there is a perfectly scientific explanation to what seems impossible.

It’s all about pitch apparently, and what your ears pick up at different levels of pitch.

Mystery solved, but feel free to tell us what you hear.

Source: Nerd It Up/YouTube

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article
  •  

About the author:

Rónán Duffy

Read next:

COMMENTS (41)

This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
write a comment

    Leave a commentcancel