Can You Trust Your Ears ? (Audio Illusions)
Can you trust your ears and believe what they hear? Is it possible to trick you mind into thinking it heard something it didn’t? Well, you may not believe it but audio illusions are just as common as visual illusions. The McGurk effect, for instance, makes words sound completely different depending on the movement of the speaker’s lips.
We know our eyes are easily deceived, but what about our ears? Can we be fooled into hearing something that isn’t there?
The clip first explains how sound could differ depending on what you see by showing a man utter the same phrase, but use different mouth movements.