What do you Hear, Yanny or Laurel?

What do you Hear, Yanny or Laurel?

"We asked the trainers and half heard Laurel and half heard Yanny", Yost said, H/T Chris Landers of MLB.com's Cut4.

It's the biggest debate of our time - or, at least, the biggest since the great "the dress" debate of 2015. But for a moment, discovering there was no observable rhyme or reason to why you heard something that a sizeable chunk of the internet didn't was unsettling. On Monday evening, YouTube personality Cloe Feldman shared a three-second audio clip on Twitter in which a robotic voice utters a noise.

Watch as Ghastly and Boombox Cartel chime in with their thoughts on the Yanny or Laurel fiasco.

Grr. The one that divided the worldover whether it was black and blue or white and gold? Oh.

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And, like back then, there's a simple explanation for why people perceive one thing so differently - and science can explain it. Even some doctors of audiology at Main Line Health are split. "And that in itself allows there to be some ambiguity already". People in the room disagreed about what they were hearing. But New Age musician Yanni was in the yanny camp.

"When I analyzed the recording of Laurel, that third resonance is very high for the L. It drops for the R and then it rises again for the L", he said.

OK, so what does that all mean?

"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.

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Whichever word you hear in the recording, the speech scientists both say you shouldn't worry: "It's totally OK to hear what you are hearing", Kothare said.

The sound was recorded by a professional opera singer who was one of the original cast members in the Broadway musical "Cats", according to Wired.

All of us are arguing with each other about what's right or wrong.

CNN's Brian Ries contributed to the report.

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