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How do you hear Laurel?
Last Updated: 11th May, 2020
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In this way, how do you hear Yanny or Laurel?
Lower frequencies increase your chances of hearing the world “Laurel” while higher ones are more likely to sound like “Yanny”. One user wrote on Reddit: “If you turn the volume very low, there will be practically no bass and you will hear Yanny.
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Subsequently, question is, what does it mean if you hear Laurel?
The secret is frequency. The acoustic information that makes us hear Yanny is higher frequency than the acoustic information that makes us hear Laurel. It's a phenomenon you can mimic on a computer, he says: if you remove all the low frequencies, you hear Yanny. If you remove the high frequencies, you hear Laurel.
What does Yanny mean?
A yanny is a word or phrase that is capable of distracting the entire internet for at least 24 hours. Yanny is derived from the Latin word yanerious meaning both "frenzy" and "word with many sounds." It shares a Greek root, daphne, with words including laurel.