Here’s the reasons behind the Laurel/Yanny madness today.
What do you hear?! Yanny or Laurel pic.twitter.com/jvHhCbMc8I
— Cloe Feldman (@CloeCouture) May 15, 2018
According to a hearing professor at the University of Arizona, it comes down to recording quality, speaker quality, and a lot of audio sciencey stuff like acoustic resonance of our vocal chords.
That also explains why when the recording is pitched up or down, we hear it differently.
OK – I solved the Laurel vs. the Yanny thing.
— Casey Pratt (@CaseyPrattABC7) May 16, 2018