Hate the sound of my own voice: The science behind how we hear our own voices (VIDEO).

Why You Hate the Sound of Your Own Voice (Video)

Why You Hate the Sound of Your Own Voice (Video)

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Oct. 6 2014 3:32 PM

Why You Hate the Sound of Your Own Voice

You usually only hear part of it.

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This video originally appeared on Business Insider.

If you've ever listened to yourself speak in a voicemail or video, you've probably wondered aloud, "Is that what I really sound like?" Yes, that's what you really sound like. The video above explains why your voice sounds so different from what you hear in your head.

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Will Wei is a senior producer for Business Insider.