As a speech scientist, I never thought I’d see so much excitement on social media about one tiny little word.
- Jennell Vick
- The Conversation
The clip, which went viral after being posted on Reddit, is polarizing listeners who hear a computer voice say either “Laurel” or “Yanny.” @AlexWelke tweeted, “This is the kinda stuff that starts wars.”
Basically, the “word” relies on some tricks of acoustics.
Your brain, and…