The McGurk Effect

Is seeing believing? In the case of the McGurk effect, it very much is! Even if you know about the McGurk effect, it doesn’t lessen its effect. The McGurk effect changes how we hear sounds based on what we see. If we see what looks like a B, we will hear a B, even if no B was pronounced. Check this video for a demonstration of it. It’s so weird!

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