Trump's White House tackles America's most divisive question: Laurel or Yanny?

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Ivanka Trump is definitely on Team Laurel, but Kellyanne "alternative facts" Conway isn't too loyal to her side. In case you haven't been attuned to social media, the country is divided over whether a voice in a brief audio clip is saying "Laurel" or "Yanny".

The White House is getting in on the "Laurel vs. Yanny" debate.

A video featuring US President Donald Trump and White House staff received millions of views when it was posted to Twitter today.

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In the clip, staffers are seen listening to the viral recording from Reddit where listeners were asked which sound they heard. "Yanny or Laurel." And in no time it blew up. "But I could deflect and divert to Yanny if you need me to".

Professor Charles Spence, professor of experimental psychology, at Oxford, said he could only hear "laurel" and it could be because of his age.

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders makes a lighthearted joke when asked why she only hears Laurel.

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Here is a brief summery: For starters, what you hear depends on which frequencies your brain emphasizes.

But hey, who knows what's real and what's right anymore? "If you're not picking up on those higher frequencies then it sounds more like Laurel". "When the low frequencies are more emphasized, people will hear "Laurel", Crum said. "All I hear is Yanny", Sanders replied.

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