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  • n. Plural form of brainwave.


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  • Brainwave entrainment means that a particular beat or rhythm will guide your brain's electrical pulses, which are called brainwaves, into a new rhythm.

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  • I understand mental states correlate of EEG "brainwaves".

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  • A strangely vague news story suggests that measuring 'brainwaves' EEG / MEG? explains how optical illusions trick the mind.

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  • Not to mention that all this biomass in the human brain is comitantly grounded by the undulations of brainwaves which is a phenonema that is also not well understood.

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  • Now in my view-and I have had many years in which to think about it 'brainwaves' are mostly the result of the mind sorting out precedents, very often unwittingly.

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  • LucasFilm has filed a $5m (£3. 22m) lawsuit against Jedi Mind Inc, which is selling a wireless headset that purportedly detects brainwaves, meaning that buyers can play games or run software using only their thoughts.

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  • For those without knowledge of what this means, there are various frequencies when it comes to your "brainwaves", ranging from delta associated with sleep, to beta and high beta associated with normal every day concentration and anxious concentration respectively.

  • The effect is to "entrain" your brainwaves, meaning they begin to follow the beats.


  • At least this time I had a recipient for my brainwaves - one of my mom's co-workers recently became a proud papa, and the office was getting together for (another) surprise party.

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  • The bi-partisan political class had the brainwaves of outsourcing scores of millions of jobs while admitting tens of millions of unskilled, illegal migrants; and borrowing trillions of dollars from China and Japan to buy trillions of dollars of cheap and luxury goods largely from China and Japan that America formerly made for itself.

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