Speech-to-song illusion example (AUDIO) University of Kansas Your browser does not support the audio element. Caption Does this spoken phrase begin to sound songlike? Researchers from the University of Kansas have published a study in PLOS ONE examining if the speech-to-song illusion happens in older adults who are 55 or older as powerfully as it does with younger people. Credit KU 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.