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You can ‘hear’ this gif even without the audio

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Most people can hear the audio even though there isn’t any. (Photo: Twitter: Lisa DeBruine, UK Artist: @IamHappyToast.) Most people can hear the audio even though there isn’t any. (Photo: Twitter: Lisa DeBruine, UK Artist: @IamHappyToast.)

(Meredith) – The human brain is weird. Like, really weird. For instance, did you ever stop to consider that the brain actually named itself?

Well, how about this? Check out the gif, which was created by @iamhappytoast, below. It doesn’t work for EVERYONE, but most people can "hear" the audio even though there isn’t any.

[Mobile Users Click Here To View The Gif On Twitter]

Lisa DeBruine uploaded the gif to the internet, asking how this was even possible. The internet, never short on “couch scientists,” offered some explanations.

One explanation is that your brain sees what would be a huge shockwave and closes your ears to prevent the damage, which is the sound we all “hear,” despite the lack of audio.

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