You’re Hearing Things: How People Perceive Voices In Random Noise

You may not know the term, but you're familiar with "visual pareidolia" - it's when you see an animal in a Rorschach blot or the Virgin Mary in a slice of toast. It happens with sounds, too - as when some parents heard in a Fisher-Price doll's giggles and coos the sentence "Islam is the light." Philip Jaekl explains how it happens.

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