Exploiting the McGurk effect

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davidstarlingm
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Exploiting the McGurk effect

Postby davidstarlingm » Fri Nov 01, 2013 5:11 pm UTC

So I recently learned about the McGurk effect, which is fantastic and awesome.

I was wondering, though -- what are some ways this could be exploited? Would it be possible to encode two completely different statements, one in the audible "spectrum" only and one in the combined audible-visible "spectrum", such that people who closed their eyes or looked away would hear a totally distinct sentence from people who were watching the video closely? If so, would the audible statement still be subconsciously apprehended?

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Re: Exploiting the McGurk effect

Postby Cecily » Mon Nov 04, 2013 5:50 pm UTC

I don't know the answer (but I'd love to). I'm guessing it would have to be something quite short and maybe it would be easier in some languages than others?
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