Yanny or Laurel? Trump weighs in on raging internet debate

Trump hears ‘covfefe’ as White House aides weigh in on 'Yanny' and 'Laurel'

In case you haven't been attuned to social media, the country is divided over whether a voice in a brief audio clip is saying "Laurel" or "Yanny".

Presidential counsellor Kellyanne Conway too echoes it's Laurel but jokes she could change her answer and say Yanny.

The age of your ears will also affect what you hear, the sounds of "Yanny play at a higher frequency than those of "Laurel".

But, if you hear Yanny, that's all the higher notes.

In a rare display of lighthearted humor, an unlikely source weighed in on the internet's "Yanny vs. Laurel" debate: the White House.

The clip opens with White House adviser - and first daughter - Ivanka Trump declaring the word is "so obviously Laurel", followed by many others who agree with her. He hears 'covfefe', a word a invented previous year in a cryptic tweet. If you hadn't been introduced to the possibility of hearing "Yanny" or "Laurel" you may not have heard either of these words.

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An audio recording of what some people hear as a robotic voice saying " Laurel ", has been heard by others as " Yanny ". What you expect to hear is, to a large extent, what your brain will hear-and what your brain hears is all that matters.

Vice President Mike Pence even made an appearance in the clip, simply asking 'Who's Yanny?'

Experts claim headphones and speakers are bound to behave differently, because it depends on how they process the frequencies.

So, what do you hear?

"A little hearing impaired or have some high-frequency loss than your focuses is more towards those low frequencies and you're more likely to hear Laurel", said Stone.

Squidjeep said: "These videos do well on the internet because it's really cool to see how people's brains work".

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