PBS NewsHour

Yanny vs. Laurel and your brain, explained

Clip: 05/16/2018 | 2m 22s Video has closed captioning.

It's the auditory debate taking the internet by storm. The PBS NewsHour's Nsikan Akpan and Julia Griffin explain how one sound can create two different experiences.

Aired: 05/16/18

Rating: NR

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