Yanny or Laurel? For Trump the question is not so simple

Trump hears 'covfefe' as White House aides weigh in on 'Yanny' and 'Laurel'

White House Weighs in on Laurel vs. Yanny Debate: 'I Hear Covfefe'

In a video posted on Twitter, White House staffers give their vote.

Watch the video:The audio snippet with just two syllables ignited an internet meltdown, dividing social media users into staunchly opposed camps: do you hear "Yanny" or "Laurel?"

Professor Charles Spence, professor of experimental psychology, at Oxford, said he could only hear "laurel" and it could be because of his age. Story recorded himself saying "Yanny" and "Laurel" for comparison.

Story also added that if you change the pitch of the original recording you can hear both words.

A new video from the White House shows various administration officials giving their take on the audio clip that has divided the nation.

So if you're hearing Laurel, you're likely picking up on the lower frequency.

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Researchers say those who hear higher frequency sounds are the ones who hear "yanny".

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders also pledges her allegiance to Yanny.

A short explanation people's brain's perceive pitch and frequency differently and depending on the person you'll hear a different word.

The white house staff having a little bit of fun there. The word Yanny, the second frequency, has nearly exactly the same pattern as the L, R, L in Laurel.

"Clearly you're getting your information from CNN because that's fake news". In fact, I began to wonder how in the world anyone could hear "Laurel".

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