The 2 Fascinating Reasons Why It’s So Uncomfortable To Hear The Sound Of Your Own Voice

by • October 7, 2014 • Random News, ScienceComments (0)2515

There’s one phenomenon that almost all of us have in common — the cringeworthy feeling we get when we listen to the sound of our own voice.  How is it possible that our perception of the sound of our own voice as we talk could be different than the perception when we hear it during a recorded playback?  In a fascinating video from the team at Business Insider we get a terrific scientific explanation of the two scientific reasons why.  For added interest I’ve also posted a second from Kottke in which singer Anna-Maria Hefele demonstrates her remarkable gift of polyphonic overtone singing (the ability to sing two different notes at the same time).

IN VIDEO #2 THE REAL MINDBLOWING BEGINS AROUND THE 3:00 MARK WHERE SHE REACHES MAXIMUM RESONANCE

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