Yanny or Laurel? Soundbite sparks internet din

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Yanny or Laurel? Soundbite sparks internet din

Overall, more people heard Laurel over Yanny.

The clip was posted to Twitter by YouTube personality Cloe Feldman and the tweet had almost 14 million views by late Wednesday afternoon.

A lot like the famous dress that divided the world over whether it was blue and black or white and gold, the short Yanny vs. Laurel audio clip has gone wildly viral, with the entire internet arguing over what's said.

Everyone is listening to the clip and revealing whether they hear the word Laurel or the word Yanny.

"What you hear doesn't mean you have better hearing or poor hearing", said Ryan McCreery, director of research at Boys Town National Research Hospital.

If you are reading this, you are likely one of the more than 14 million people who vehemently believe that this audio clip is saying either the word "Yanny" or the word "Laurel".

Now Playing: Watch this: Yanny or Laurel? "I don't know how we can hear something totally different".

What is the recording actually saying? "However, there is a significant difference in the second and third resonances of the two words, which is how humans interpret the words", she said.

"But not only that, the brains themselves can be wired very differently to interpret speech", he says.

"Age can play a role, as well as expectations, Spoor said". Much of what you hear, she says, is about what you're expecting to hear.

She provides another example.

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