Taming The Saxophone

Laurel or Yanny

What do you hear?


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#2
Someone put "Yanny" through a high pass filter and "Laurel" through a low pass and then mixed them together?

Strange words to pick.

I hear Laurel. I have no high frequency hearing.
 

tenorviol

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#6
That’s sort of my experience. I heard yanny this morning then sort of yammel, and in the car just now definitely laurel. I said this morning to someone it will be to do with perceived frequency balance and being able to hear high frequencies or not. An audiologist on the radio basically confirmed the gist of that.

Also suggested it was an ambiguous mix so I suspect Dibbs is right
 

spike

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#18
The results may have been more interesting had the two words not been suggested beforehand.
Similar to the "do you see a gold dress or a blue dress" debate.
Had the colours not been suggested beforehand the resulting reactions would surely have been different.
IMO - In both cases the power of suggestion has tainted the outcome.
Reading yanny first, since it appears on the left side of the poll, could have primed listeners to hear it over laurel.
 
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