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state

 [stāt]
condition or situation.
alpha state the state of relaxation and peaceful awakefulness associated with prominent alpha brain wave activity.
anxiety state the condition of experiencing undue anxiety, as in anxiety disorders.
excited state the condition of a nucleus, atom, or molecule produced by the addition of energy to the system as the result of absorption of photons or of inelastic collisions with other particles or systems.
ground state the condition of lowest energy of a nucleus, atom, or molecule.
persistent vegetative state a condition of profound nonresponsiveness in the wakeful state caused by brain damage at whatever level and characterized by a nonfunctioning cerebral cortex, the absence of any discernible adaptive response to the external environment, akinesia, mutism, and inability to signal; the electroencephalogram may be isoelectric or show abnormal activity. Vegetative states raise ethical questions regarding appropriate care, use of resources, and allowing a patient to die.
refractory state a condition of subnormal excitability of muscle and nerve following excitation.
resting state the physiologic condition achieved by complete bed rest for at least 1 hour.
steady state dynamic equilibrium.

alpha state

a condition of relaxed, peaceful wakefulness devoid of concentration and sensory stimulation. It is characterized by alpha waves at a frequency of 8 to 13 Hz as recorded by an electroencephalograph and is accompanied by feelings of tranquility and a lack of tension and anxiety. Biofeedback training and meditation techniques are used to achieve this state.
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Alpha state stage sequencing presents a dynamic, operational view that is useful in analyzing project effectiveness and anticipating and avoiding project risk that could lead to stakeholder dissatisfaction and Technical Debt.
Beta is where most of us are, most of the time while we're awake but if you're a high performance sportsman on that final putt, you want to be in the alpha state, one level below beta at eight to 12 hertz per second"
New thoughts are submitted to the alpha state entranceway Here is where the client takes over and dictates the new thoughts.
Eastern disciplines point more specifically to lowering energy levels from the beta to the alpha state.
You slow the mind and body down to the alpha state.
You are now ready to go into your alpha state," Derek revealed.
The therapy for stopping smoking blends the brain's heightened state of awareness (HAS) and Alpha State, a technique which persuades the subconscious to transfer the satisfaction gained from a bad habit, such as smoking, to a good one, such as exercise or having good health.
The therapy for stopping smoking bends the brain's heightened state of awareness (HAS) and Alpha State, a technique which persuades the subconscious to transfer the satisfaction gained from a bad habit, such as smoking, to a good one.
This week we were told about the brain's alpha state - which is the period just before sleep.