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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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Their brain wave patterns are abnormal and stay like that for a long period.
The study also highlights the significance of brain waves in cognitive function, which has only recently been discovered by Miller and others.
But alcohol interrupts brain waves in the second half of the night, causing wakefulness.
The results of preliminary work on this topic show there is a great deal of similarity from one person to another in the pattern of brain activity that occurs during reading--so much so that it can nearly be determined what people are reading by looking at their brain waves.
With the launch of the Brain Waves portal, however, interested parties now have a single source of up-to-the-minute information available to them on topics ranging from Neurology to Genetics to Geriatrics.
Brain Wave Optimization with Real Time Balancing[TM] addresses the condition and balance of the human brain through a sophisticated neuro and biofeedback system.
The researchers found that as monkeys learn to categorize different patterns of dots, two brain areas involved in learning -- the prefrontal cortex and the striatum -- synchronize their brain waves to form new communication circuits.
Falk said that what makes this algorithm innovative is that it characterizes the changes in temporal dynamics of the patients' brain waves.
Kitching says these tiny sensors could be used noninvasively to measure brain waves or fetal-heart waves.
The more the brain waves, the greater the attention.
A handful of earlier studies, including one where people wore caps to measure their brain waves as they took in jokes, have pointed to the right side of the brain as the place where jokes are understood.
Measuring brain waves in response to hearing a variety of tones appears to be a useful way to begin understanding the underlying genetic abnormalities associated with schizophrenia, says a study headed by researchers at Harvard-affiliated McLean Hospital.