Yanny/Laurel conundrum: The science behind the confusing audio clip explained

Brain tricks

"All I hear is Yanny".

An audio snippet with just two syllables has ignited an internet meltdown, dividing social media users into staunchly opposed camps: do you hear "Yanny" or "Laurel"?

Donald Trump's staff have released their own video trying to settle the question that has been on America's mind since a YouTube clip went viral earlier this week. "There's also the question of what platform you heard the recording on first â€" the differences in the audio could have something to do with how Twitter or Instagram compresses video files.

Yanny or Laurel - if you have somehow managed to miss this one, which I find impossible, you'll find the lowdown here.

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Ivanka Trump and Kellyanne Conway both hear "Laurel". If you hadn't been introduced to the possibility of hearing "Yanny" or "Laurel" you may not have heard either of these words. "Clearly you're getting your information from CNN, cause that's fake news, all I hear is yanny", she replies.

"Who's yanny? I hear coffefe".

"All I hear is covfefe", President Trump says.

A short explanation people's brain's perceive pitch and frequency differently and depending on the person you'll hear a different word. On Thursday night he retweeted the White House video.

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