Why do we sometimes hear things that aren’t there? When does the way we process language leave cracks for illusions to appear? In this week’s episode, we talk about phonological illusions: what varieties there are, the processing strategies that lead to them, and how sometimes, we even try interpreting sounds as language when they aren’t linguistic at all.
We’ve been wanting to do this one for a while! And not just because of the ferrets. We’re looking forward to hearing what people have to say!
Reblog for the day crew! ^_^
Today we learn how our ears trick our brains, and why the beach is the best place for ferrets!
Okay maybe not that last one.