Sorry, no definitions found.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • McGonald effect would have been apt.

    October 14, 2009

  • It's a much better name than MacDonald effect would have been.

    October 14, 2009

  • The McGurk effect was discovered by the psychologists McGurk and MacDonald by accident when they dubbed an audio syllable "ba" onto a visual "ga". When the tape was played, "da" was perceived. They realised that "da" resulted from an audio-visual illusion, that has become known as the McGurk effect or McGurk illusion.

    October 14, 2009