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Wave

A short-term movement that goes against the general trend. For example, if the DJIA rallies on a given trading day but overall is in the midst of a prolonged bear market, the rally is called a wave against the bearish tide.
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Effect of MO extract on brain electrical activity of colchicine infused rats (Over duration of 4 h) Groups Alpha waves (per epoch or 300 mm) Sham control 3.
If you're involved in a difficult task you wouldn't want to see too many alpha waves.
This means that beta activity might be concealed by the noise of other overlapping signals including alpha waves.
The results showed that within 30 minutes of consumption of Suntheanine, there was significant generation of alpha waves in the occipital and parietal regions of the brain but no observable increase in theta waves.
He said: 'We are the only team in the world to be focusing on the alpha waves so intensely and the only team to have carried out field trials.
Level 1, meaning a predominance of alpha waves, ranged from 0% (Session 12) to 12.
A UNC School of Medicine study, published in the journal Cortex, showed that using a 10-Hertz current run through electrodes attached to the scalp enhanced the brain's natural alpha wave oscillations -- prominent rhythmic patterns that can be seen on an electroencephalogram, or EEG.
We found that the people who had more alpha waves in response to certain aspects of the game ended up having the best improvement in reaction time and the best improvement in working memory," Mathewson said.
This is a result of stimulated alpha waves, which produce an overall sense of wellbeing.
Alpha: Alpha waves are associated with the "idle" brain.
What's more, we have seen that just 20 minutes after consuming theanine, the blood concentrations increase, and the brain's alpha waves are impacted.