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brain waves

Patterns of electrical activity within the brain.
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This is now known as 'brain entrainment,' which is a method to stimulate the brain into entering specific brain waves by using a pulsing sound, light or electromagnetic field.
When neurons fire, they produce electrical signals that combine to form brain waves that oscillate at different frequencies.
The study found that activity in dendrites increases when we sleep, and that this increase is linked to specific brain waves that are seen to be key to how we form memories.
The size and direction of the brain waves can signal abnormalities.
The technique was employed to generate brain waves that cancelled out the sensation of burning from the back of the arm.
The procedure, which has been developed by researchers looking for ways to monitor brain health, uses brain waves as cerebral vital signs to look for symptoms of brain disorders.
The Southend band are the latest to do it all themselves, releasing Killer Brain Waves on their own Cool Thing Records, having previously won the backing of indie radio legend Steve Lamacq on BBC Radio 6 Music.
ISLAMABAD -- Sending text messages on a smartphone can change the rhythm of brain waves, according to a new study.
During rapid eye movement, or REM, sleep, brain waves appear small and fast, like those of an awake brain.
Depending on the level of consciousness, normal people's brain waves show different rhythmic activity.
These brain waves are (in order from slowest to faster brain waves): delta, theta, alpha, beta, and gamma.
Brain waves were the inspiration for the design of the carton.