Do You Hear "Yanny" or "Laurel"? (SOLVED with SCIENCE)

  • Published on May 16, 2018
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    References/Further Reading: A Linguist Explains Why 'Laurel' Sounds Like 'Yanny' Yanny vs. Laurel is ‘The Dress of 2018'-but these sound experts think they can end the debate right now Yanny or Laurel? The science behind the audio version of The Dress Laurel or Yanny? What science has to say or Laurel: why do some people hear a different word? “Yanny” or “Laurel”: the audio clip that’s tearing the internet apart

    Yanny Laurel vote audio illusion the dress Do you hear Yanny or Laurel Cloe Feldman What Do You Hear?!
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Comments • 222 848

  • Krystian Stankowski
    Krystian Stankowski 7 hours ago

    I hear laurel

  • Atilla A.-Drawing, Gaming, Vlogging

    Hey Laurel!
    Me: Who Yanny?

  • jimmy Nye
    jimmy Nye 8 hours ago


  • Flormina Fuentes
    Flormina Fuentes 9 hours ago

    When it was low pitched I heard "Yaurel"

  • Karen German
    Karen German 10 hours ago - please share, possible extension until June 5, 2019

  • Blink Lalisa
    Blink Lalisa 10 hours ago +2

    Man: Hi! What's your name
    Woman: Laurel
    Man: Hi yanny, nice to meet you

  • Tayber Belt
    Tayber Belt 10 hours ago


  • Kawaii_ Panda
    Kawaii_ Panda 11 hours ago

    Omg I just can't hear Laurel?!!

  • maria yu renee
    maria yu renee 11 hours ago

    I hear "Lora, Lora"

  • Emil Moronta
    Emil Moronta 11 hours ago

    I hear Laurel

  • Augcel Tiongson
    Augcel Tiongson 11 hours ago +1

    I HEAR YANNY i dont hear any laurel its pretty wierd

  • Kaulana O'Farrell-Carter

    B-but I hear yanny! Is there something wrong with me :(

  • Yazmeen Smithe
    Yazmeen Smithe 12 hours ago

    i hear yeoral

  • SɪᴍᴘʟʏTꜱᴜɴ
    SɪᴍᴘʟʏTꜱᴜɴ 13 hours ago

    I hear Yanny. How did Laurel get 53??

    BTS ARMY INDIA 13 hours ago

    I hear yally 😂

  • Harry Potter
    Harry Potter 13 hours ago

    “Do you hear yanny?”
    (Laurel Laurel)
    “Do you hear Laurel?”
    (Yanny Yanny)

  • Jessica Tatavets
    Jessica Tatavets 13 hours ago +1

    Am I the only one who ONLY hears Yanny?

  • Saturn's Seven
    Saturn's Seven 13 hours ago

    I heard yanny and then laurel at 30% up.

  • Chloe Driscoll
    Chloe Driscoll 13 hours ago

    Where are my people that hear both!!!

  • Rx_zk
    Rx_zk 13 hours ago

    You can hear Yanny at high pitch too.

  • shreeya khanal
    shreeya khanal 13 hours ago

    I hear both 🤨🤨🤨🤨

  • Vitoria _
    Vitoria _ 13 hours ago +1

    1:52 i hear yanny and laurel at the same time

  • McBeast 101
    McBeast 101 13 hours ago

    I think it is flat

  • Sunrise Studios Gacha Life

    I hear laurel IM 53% OF PEOPLE :3

  • IgorWizOptions
    IgorWizOptions 14 hours ago

    Ok, at the beginning of the clip, I heard it say Yanny twice, then immediately after you said Laurel, I heard Laurel. I then hit rewind to the beginning again, and heard Laurel where I originally heard Yanny. Weirded me right out. My wife can also hear both, but for her, it depends which way she is turned (to where the sound is coming from).

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    Ho mad fooock

  • Macario Mahaffey
    Macario Mahaffey 14 hours ago

    i hear both cause i look at the word and think of hearing the word

  • Echo Chicken
    Echo Chicken 14 hours ago

    I don’t hear either...

  • Cecilia Larson
    Cecilia Larson 14 hours ago +1

    I hear Yanny

  • Jordan Botelho323
    Jordan Botelho323 15 hours ago

    This video is made by AI trying to trick us to pure chaos, eliminating the human species.

  • Foxy The Pirate Fox
    Foxy The Pirate Fox 15 hours ago

    I hear yanny

  • Box Girl
    Box Girl 15 hours ago


  • Box Girl
    Box Girl 15 hours ago

    *do you hear yanny*
    Laurel laurel
    *or do you hear laurel*
    Laurel laurel

  • Heart Cake XD
    Heart Cake XD 16 hours ago


  • Skye Strike
    Skye Strike 16 hours ago

    I heard laurel no matter what and im 11

  • Bronwyn Shennan
    Bronwyn Shennan 16 hours ago

    A couolle months ago I heard laurel then I now hear both.

  • Tyler
    Tyler 17 hours ago

    high pitched i hear yanny low pitch i hear laurel

  • I eat clapped nonces for breakfas T

    I hear laurel, am I going to hell?

  • Princia Ulysse
    Princia Ulysse 17 hours ago

    What sorcery is this?!?!?

  • EpicGamerGirl YT
    EpicGamerGirl YT 17 hours ago +1

    Always Yanny, I don't hear Laurel 🙄

  • Mr. Noob
    Mr. Noob 18 hours ago

    I heard yanny for both examples

  • minefarm678
    minefarm678 18 hours ago

    Do u hear yanny yes do u hear laurel no

  • Lolita Isaac
    Lolita Isaac 18 hours ago

    yanny yanny yanny yanny

  • Benes Memes
    Benes Memes 18 hours ago

    I hear laurel 100%

  • Donut Productions
    Donut Productions 18 hours ago


  • Foxynton 13
    Foxynton 13 18 hours ago

    Before I heard laural know yanny

  • Addyis aDragon
    Addyis aDragon 18 hours ago

    I hear Lenny

  • Orez Borz
    Orez Borz 19 hours ago

    I’m Pretty Sure It’s Laurel?

  • Gucci Gang
    Gucci Gang 19 hours ago

    I hear Yanny

  • Flipzzy
    Flipzzy 19 hours ago

    I hear "hammy"

  • Will Callo
    Will Callo 20 hours ago

    Haha I can switch between

  • Annabel Muir
    Annabel Muir 20 hours ago

    I hear laurel

  • Simply_ Hayden
    Simply_ Hayden 20 hours ago +1

    I’m still coming back to this....

  • Thomas Lavoie
    Thomas Lavoie 20 hours ago

    Laurel: Do you want to go eat?
    Boyfriend: Sure, Laurel
    Laurel: Who is Yanny!?!

  • Alexa Irwin
    Alexa Irwin 20 hours ago

    i can hear both

  • Thomas Lavoie
    Thomas Lavoie 20 hours ago

    I hear smoke alarm

  • iiCrispyCracker
    iiCrispyCracker 20 hours ago +1

    im a laurel

  • the Taco Lover
    the Taco Lover 21 hour ago

    I hear Yammy

  • jared Johnson
    jared Johnson 21 hour ago

    wtf i can choose to hear yanney or loral wtf its soo weired 🤣

  • jared Johnson
    jared Johnson 21 hour ago

    omfg wtf im actully scared i replaed the vid and now i hear loral really clear

  • jared Johnson
    jared Johnson 21 hour ago

    i just hear yanney high pich and low

  • jared Johnson
    jared Johnson 21 hour ago

    i can hear both

  • Space Gamer Boy
    Space Gamer Boy 21 hour ago

    My sister here’s your bowl

  • ååå ii
    ååå ii 21 hour ago

    I hear Yammy

  • Crazypig129
    Crazypig129 21 hour ago

    lmao something is wrong with me, i hear both

  • Adam Youssef
    Adam Youssef 21 hour ago

    I need to know how tf does this work

  • SpongeyCap5
    SpongeyCap5 21 hour ago

    You can hear both by increasing or decreasing volume of recording
    At least for me

  • Leon Todorović
    Leon Todorović 21 hour ago

    Do you hear Yanny
    ("Laurel"... "Laurel")
    ..Or Laurel

  • Alice laubach
    Alice laubach 21 hour ago


  • Huskynation
    Huskynation 21 hour ago

    I can hear both I just think about Laurel and say it in my brain as it is saying it and if i want to hear yanny I just think of yanny

  • Thatgirltessa
    Thatgirltessa 22 hours ago +1

    People who hear laurel in my option is correct
    . People who hear YANNY
    Eat pizza with a fork and knife, don't use turn signals, ask for Snapchat streaks, video fights vertically, doesnt know infinity war is ending.😂

  • Andrei Puia
    Andrei Puia 22 hours ago

    I hear laurel

  • abdi og mustafa
    abdi og mustafa 22 hours ago +1

    It said laurel twice

  • Katty Games
    Katty Games 23 hours ago

    I hear Lary xd

  • ayyitzkitty
    ayyitzkitty Day ago

    Laurel I hear

  • cernat fabian
    cernat fabian Day ago


  • Drift Dude
    Drift Dude Day ago +1

    do you hear yanny?
    *laurel, laurel*
    or laurel
    *yanny, yanny*

  • GameGoodness321
    GameGoodness321 Day ago

    "Do you hear Yanny?"
    Laurel, Laurel
    "Or Laurel?
    Yanny, Yanny

  • nova. neurotic
    nova. neurotic Day ago

    how can you hear laurel? I can’t hear it

  • It's Paapa
    It's Paapa Day ago

    I can hear yerry

  • maroes de boer x

    1:53 i still hear yanny hahahaha

  • Marshawn Lynch
    Marshawn Lynch Day ago

    1:50 I can hear both...if i think yanny its yanny same goes for laurel...

  • MR Muffin Greek
    MR Muffin Greek Day ago +2

    I hear both

  • No Name
    No Name Day ago

    A bit late but when I use headphones I hear laurel but when I use speakera I hear yanny.

  • George Francis
    George Francis Day ago +1

    Who hears both ?

  • cuffeine
    cuffeine Day ago

    If you didn't saw the word YANNY and just saw the word LAUREL without knowing there was a YANNY, maybe you hear LAUREL

  • Sophia Allsorts
    Sophia Allsorts Day ago

    What the hell? I hear jelly XD

  • Melis cat power :3

    So i hear in yanny yawwy and in laurel laurel

  • Psycho Chan
    Psycho Chan Day ago

    I hear yarry

  • ryan chilton
    ryan chilton Day ago

    on yanny I heard laurel and on laurel I heard yanny

  • This unicorn loves Classicdancemoms

    I hear, “Karen took the kids, huh?”

  • The Noob With no subscribers

    I hear both 😂

  • PrincessGacha Gamer

    At the first i heard Yanny and now... laurel

  • Sceptic Pie
    Sceptic Pie Day ago

    I hear Yally Instead

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  • Brooklyn Smith
    Brooklyn Smith Day ago +1


  • cris gamez
    cris gamez Day ago +1

    I hear yanny when i wanna hear yanny i hear laurel when i wanna hear laurel now thats mind control

  • Ralph parker
    Ralph parker Day ago

    Guy:hey laurel
    Other guy:no my names laurel
    Guy:that's what I said laurel

    Other guy:NO LAUREL

    Guy:wait ur names yanny?

    Other guy:...


  • Katherina Darebityan

    When this “trend” first came out, I could only hear yanny, and my parents would hear laurel, BUT NOW I CAN’T UN-HEAR LAUREL. HOW IS THIS POSSIBLE.
    Edit: just went to another vid and can only hear yanny again. 😑

  • caden schive
    caden schive Day ago