Re: Cool phonetic illusion
|From:||Lars Finsen <lars.finsen@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, June 22, 2008, 1:50|
Den 21. jun. 2008 kl. 19.22 skrev Dirk Elzinga:
> This is the McGurk effect. It is well known in psycholinguistic
> circles. It is done by dubbing the audio of [ba] to the video of
> [ga]. Field linguists (like me) have no advantage over the
> layperson here. It's just weird, and, if the psycholinguists are
> right, constitutes evidence that vision plays a significant role in
> speech perception.
Second time I tried it, I did it without looking first, and THEN I
heard "baba baba". But then I looked and heard "dada", which didn't
go away even if I looked away again. I feel hexed.