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brain waves

Neurology Oscillations/sec that correspond to various types of cerebral activity, as measured on an EEG. See Electroencephalogram.
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"I noticed that participants' brain waves seemed to change much more during the rest periods than during the typing sessions," said Dr Bonstrup.
The importance of brain wave synchronicity The authors note that, so far, the working theory has been: This type of memory takes a hit later in life as a result of brain areas that would normally work together falling out of sync.
During that time, they shifted the magnetic field silently around the chamber and measured participants' brain waves via electrodes positioned at 64 locations on their heads.
Tatum, professor of neurology and director of the epilepsy monitoring unit and epilepsy center at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida found a unique 'texting rhythm' in approximately 1 in 5 patients who were using their smartphone to text message while having their brain waves monitored.
The recording process took five minutes; when it was completed, my EEG was sent off to the Russian lab where, in the 1990s, a team of scientists discovered that brain waves could be converted into music.
While exhibiting REM-like brain waves, the dragons' eyes flicked, a convincing sign that lizards sleep like mammals, Shein-Idelson says.
When discussing peak performance, special attention is given to the alpha brain waves due to their important role in this area.
In the 1960s, after the advent of polygraphs allowed us to easily monitor brain waves and muscle activity, scientists concluded sleep is a unique state of being with its own patterns separate from wakefulness.
Neurologist Dr An Do, of the University of California, said: "Even after years of paralysis the brain can still generate robust brain waves that can be harnessed to enable basic walking.
Amazingly, Embrace can also measure brain wave suppression, which normally happens during seizures when brain waves tend to flatten to dangerous levels.
An MRI scan in Edinburgh on Friday found brain waves but doctors say she has a significant brain injury.
For an encore, Not Impossible is developing the Brainwriter, which Kotek describes as taking the Eyewriter "from blink to think." The new tool reads basic brain waves to engage and disengage a computer mouse, which allows the user to draw via his or her thoughts.