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So far I have only come across Shepard-Risset Glissando. Does anyone know more audio illusions/tricks which boggle human brain?

Recently I came up with an applied version of Shepard-Risset tone by creating an audio illusion of a sound of a bottle never filling up... Here is the link http://tumblr.com/xrp1pvqqh9 and youtube video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mkXAng5fetk&hd=1

Would like to know if any of you are experimenting with auditory illusions?

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Check out "Auditory Scene Analysis" by Al Bregman.

http://webpages.mcgill.ca/staff/Group2/abregm1/web/downloadstoc.htm

  • If you're curious, Bregman published a book called Auditory Scene Analysis. (I't s a big fat book, but the last chapter basically sums the whole book up into a digestable length.) – MtL Mar 13 '11 at 4:10
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The McGurk effect is a pretty interesting trick. Wikipedia and Youtube

  • awesome...good audio/visual illusion – Rishi Dani Mar 13 '11 at 1:44
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I know it's not exactly what you're looking for, but I absolutely love the illusion of the "false center" created by a pair of evenly-spaced monitors.

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Check out the 'Franssen Effect' aswell!

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Thanks guys... you have put up some good stuff to dig out there. Also this another audiorty illusion called Diana Deutsch's Scale Illusion is quite intriguing. I am planning to do an applied version of the illusion from sound design pespective...worth investigating I feel.

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