About Stephen L.
Stephen L. Macknik is a professor of opthalmology, neurology, and physiology and pharmacology at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY.
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Science May 16Analysis: Yanny, Laurel and why our brains struggle with ‘ambiguity illusions’
On Tuesday, the "Yanny-Laurel" auditory illusion took the internet by storm. A neuroscientist explains why listening to a single sound clip can yield different perceptions.