Repeated Phrase Sounds Like Singing (AUDIO) University of Kansas Your browser does not support the audio element. Caption The same list of four words that repeats for 10 presentations. By about the fourth or fifth cycle, you should perceive it as being more song-like. If you listen to this for a few times the shift from speech to song might occur sooner the next time you hear it. Credit University of Kansas | KU News Service Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.