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Definitive Proof That Your Brain Is Smarter Than Your Ears

Throw all your Magic Eye posters in the trash and listen to the sound of your mind being blown.

Posted on June 3, 2014, at 5:39 p.m. ET

You know what an optical illusion is. But have you ever listened to an audio illusion?


The Franklin Institute in Philly has a new exhibit that is setting out to prove that your brain can make sense of total gibberish. And that illusions don't require you to go cross eyed.

The best part is that you don't have to sit around looking at a weird geometric pattern! It's just there!


Listen to the full piece on WHYY's show The Pulse here.