What are you hearing: Yanny or Laurel?

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Others are paying attention to the high frequency tones, so they hear "Yanny".

The poor quality and different audio settings, headphones or speakers could cause someone hear either laurel or yanny.

But I must know, what do you hear?

"And if you throw things off a little bit, in terms of it being somewhat unnatural, then it is possible to fool that perceptual system and our interpretation of it", says Story.

Why can some people hear both words?

I have no idea how anyone else can hear anything but "Laurel" - even when I heard a change in the bass level provided by another tweet.

The audio clip bends the question to what is heard, rather than what is seen, and people are fired up about it.

Next, listen to this clip, which is no longer noisy.

It could be a factor.

"Part of this has got to do with some hearing loss associated with as you get older, that's going to certainly affect the high frequency more than the low frequency", Dr Vass said.

According to sound experts who spoke with the website The Verge, the acoustic information that makes us hear "Yanny" is higher frequency than the acoustic information that makes us hear "Laurel".

Some internet dwellers have said the clip originated on vocabulary.com for the definition of laurel.

Oh, and for the record, he's "definitely team Laurel".

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