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  • Generally, brain-wave measures show that a sudden insight is the climax of intense brain states below the level of our awareness.

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  • The phone was muted because sound alone can stimulate brain-wave activity.

    Cell phones alter brain function, but health risks—if any—still unknown

  • The research, published online in the Journal of Consumer Psychology, is part of a growing field in which psychologists and economists are using fMRI medical scanners and EEG brain-wave monitors to probe the automatic judgments people make, below the surface of awareness, that help shape decisions, including purchasing and political choices.

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  • Researchers at Oregon Health and Science University led a study looking into the effects of binaural beats, measuring the brain-wave activity of people listening to certain frequencies.

    Some call i-dosing a drug substitute, while others say binaural beats fall flat

  • They say that binaural beats can help them reach alternate brain-wave levels of alpha, beta and theta.

    Some call i-dosing a drug substitute, while others say binaural beats fall flat

  • First LaSalle with his brain-wave mumbo-jumbo and now the Ravons turning a wonderful promotional opportunity into a public defense of the Cultural Revolution.


  • His studies revealed that we have an innate ability to reduce our heart rate, blood pressure, and brain-wave activity, a self-protective process he calls the “relaxation response.”


  • You also show faster brain-wave patterns than normal sleepers at every stage.


  • The researchers also detected an increase in alpha brain-wave intensity in the visual cortex, which is associated with an inward focus of attention.

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  • Meanwhile, other researchers are using brain-wave studies to pursue the physiological correlates of political orientation.

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