Sarah Huckabee Sanders disputes the videographer's initial claim: "Sarah, it's been reported that you hear Laurel, how you respond?"
Some hear one word very clearly and can't understand why anyone would hear the other. The word Yanny, the second frequency, has nearly exactly the same pattern as the L, R, L in Laurel.
There are actual reasons why an individual might hear either word. For example, what you hear might have to do with your speakers, headphones, or the acoustics in the room.
Thanks to the team from ASAPScience who unpack the perplexing audio clip and explain in detail why some of us hear "Yanny" and some of us hear "Laurel".More news: Apple's Next Campus Could Either Be In Arizona Or North Carolina
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My immediate assumption was that our station sound processing had affected how I was hearing the audio.
Researchers say those who hear higher frequency sounds are the ones who hear "yanny". Check it out here and find out what you hear here.
Interestingly, one Twitter user shared the recordings with the pitch turned both down and up.
So what is the final answer? Namely, what word is this robotic-sounding voice really saying?