Yanny or Laurel: What do you hear in this audio recording?

Posted: 9:16 AM, May 15, 2018
Updated: 2019-05-14 17:47:36-04
What do you hear: Yanny or Laurel?

Some hear "Yanny" while others are hearing "Laurel".

The video, which has gained traction this week across social media, is sparking a heated debate, similar to the pink or gray shoe and the blue or gold dress .

What do you hear? Listen to the video in the tweet below.

There are reports of people hearing the audio differently through speakers and through headphones. Try it out!

There's a simple explanation for why people perceive one thing so differently -- and science can explain it .