International Year of Sound 2020

Audio Demos

having fun with audio

Audio Demos

The human auditory system is complex and has evolved to deal with many acoustical environments. With high levels of background noise and competing sounds, acoustical information may be marginal yet decisions about the location and source of sounds are still made with accuracy.

For some unnatural or contrived situations, though, the auditory system can be fooled. In this section, we present a few acoustical illusions, analogous to optical illusions — check out the Topic links.


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