I’m Yanny

I hear nothing but Yanny until I go to the very beginning of the Laurel spectrum. It’s very weird.

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14 thoughts on “I’m Yanny”

  1. I guess I have strange hearing! I hear a distinct “Laurel” until just to the right of the center, then I hear “YEE-EYE” until the very end of the slide, when the sound develops three syllables “YEE-EYE-EE.” I never hear a “Yanny” anywhere on the New York Times link, but have heard both “Laurel” and a distinct “Yanny” on different television shows earlier today.

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      1. Yeah, it reminds me of that “What color is this dress?” image that you posted on this website a couple of years ago, where everybody saw different colors in the same fabric.

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          1. Here’s a smell test you can try on yourself. Take a small slice of an apple and a small slice of a pear. Eat the apple as you hold the pear up to your nose — and your brain will “taste” the pear.

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            1. Wow, that sounds interesting. I have a great sense of smell, so it should work. I’ll try!

              Can I try eating asparagus while smelling salo? It would be amazing if it works.

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            2. And here’s an unrelated test to see how many indented stacks your WordPress program will allow. This is the 5th indented post.

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  2. “Can I try eating asparagus while smelling salo? It would be amazing if it works.”

    I don’t know. There’s probably a limit to how great the disparity between the food items can be for the brain to be fooled. What don’t you try it and post the results?

    Odor is a huge component of how your mind interprets “taste” — which is why people with badly stuffed noses complain that their food is “tasteless” when they have a bad cold.

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      1. Nope.

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