'Yanny or Laurel What do you hear?!' The latest social media craze

'Yanny or Laurel What do you hear?!' The latest social media craze

Some of your friends saw a white and gold dress (umm, what?) while you saw blue and black.

"It's definitely Laurel", our editor, Max Read, and our colleague Jake Swearingen told us in unison.

But maybe one of those explanations applies to you, so let's break them down. Now it's Yanny or Laurel.

First of all, the clip is, according to Sanker "not prototypical" of either laurel or yanny. "With a high-quality recording, and if all listeners were listening with the same device, there may not be any confusion".

It has to do with the bass frequencies not being perceived as loud at lower volumes. He played with the bass levels when made it easier to hear both.

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Please just help us out here.

"I don't know how to explain it bro", said RolandCamry. Some said if you turned the volume way down or adjusted sound settings, you would hear something different.

While some can rest on their "laurels", many have sparked a debate about how two people can hear different names. It is known that some sounds are audible only to people under 25.

I asked, but no word on what he actually hears. The recording apparently originated on Reddit. Kind of like an optical illusion, but with audio.

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