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Certain people can hear particular animated gifs despite them containing no audio information, and scientists have some leads on what might cause this seemingly impossible phenomenon.

The gif mentioned in the video:
https://twitter.com/LisaDeBruine/status/937105553968566272

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Sources:
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/why-some-people-hear-silent-gifs-180968537/
https://twitter.com/lisadebruine/status/937302328184594432
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https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16269367
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https://www.audiology.org/news/notes-acoustic-middle-ear-reflex
https://vula.uct.ac.za/access/content/group/27b5cb1b-1b65-4280-9437-a9898ddd4c40/Acoustic%20_stapedius_%20reflexes.pdf
http://www.cochlea.org/en/hearing/ear
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