Who was the voice of Laurel vs Yanny?

Jay Aubrey JonesJay Aubrey Jones, the actor who voiced the viral Laurel vs. Yanny audio clip, revealed which word he said and spoke about his newfound internet fame. 

Who hears Yanny and who hears Laurel?

If you don’t know what we’re talking about, do a quick internet search and you’ll quickly learn about this hearing phenomenon. It turns out that 47% of people hear Yanny while 53% of people hear Laurel. Many people are comparing this viral topic to the black and blue vs. white and gold dress controversy of 2015.

Was it originally Laurel or Yanny?

In somewhat of a disappointment to the many people who heard “Yanny” in the clip, the actual word recorded in the original clip is laurel, defined as a “wreath worn on the head, usually as a symbol for victory.”

Why do some people hear Laurel vs Yanny?

So if you’re hearing “Laurel,” you’re likely picking up on the lower frequency. If you hear “Yanny,” you’re picking up on the higher frequency. It really comes down to how our brains pick up on and interpret these frequencies, Rory Turnbull, a professor of linguistics at the University of Hawaii, said.

Is it better to hear Yanny?

If you can hear that annoying, high-pitched sound, you’re more likely to hear “Yanny” because you can better decipher high-frequency noise, Francis said. That’s also why I heard “Laurel” when Francis played the video over the phone.

What happens if you hear Laurel?

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What if I hear both Yanny and Laurel?

Audio engineers posted clips demonstrating that both Yanny and Laurel are buried in the clip at two different frequencies. Also, factors like your age, gender, shape of your ear, and technical variables like what device you’re playing it on, could potentially impact what you hear.

Why do some people hear Yanny?

People who hear or weight high/mid-high frequency more strongly will hear ‘Yanny,'” Crum said. “The perception of ‘Laurel’ is experienced when the lower frequency information is dominant in the experience.” But there are other reasons, Crum said. Human beings perceive sound differently on a physiological level.

What is laurel in English?

lau·​rel ˈlȯr-əl. ˈlär- : an evergreen shrub or tree (Laurus nobilis of the family Lauraceae, the laurel family) of southern Europe with small yellow flowers, fruits that are ovoid blackish berries, and evergreen foliage once used by the ancient Greeks to crown victors in the Pythian games. called also bay, sweet bay.

Where did laurel originate from?

Yanny or Laurel video: which name do you hear? – audio

Why do we hear two different words?

Explaining the auditory illusion, Schertz said one’s mind can make a quick switch between the words by thinking about the second phrase while listening to the audio file, causing the ears and brain to latch on to the second perceived acoustic pattern despite previously hearing the first word.

Why do people hear different frequencies?

Each of our roughly 16,000 hair cells is dedicated to a narrow frequency range. These cells are ordered along the basilar membrane according to the frequencies they detect. Those that sense low pitches are at one end; those that detect high pitches are at the other.

Do people hear things the same way?

Some people have greater sensitivity to higher frequencies or lower frequencies, Yazel says, which could explain part of why people hear different things. “But not only that, the brains themselves can be wired very differently to interpret speech,” he says.