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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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Increased alpha waves are associated with visualization skills and visual memory (Chapin & Russell-Chapin, 2014; Swingle, 2008a).
Stroop Alpha Waves: Initial alpha waves recorded during Stroop testing at baseline ranged from 7.
Alpha-theta training is a commonly used protocol in which both alpha waves and theta waves are rewarded, with a goal of facilitating the transition from theta (going to sleep) and alpha (staying relaxed and awake) phases.
After treatment with MO leaves extract for 14 days in colchicine infused rats, the EEG showed a significant decrease in spike discharge pattern with a prominent increase in beta waves but alpha waves were not significantly increased (Table V).
When you're recording the brain your can see it's natural rhythm, the alpha waves.
The researchers calculated the power ratio of alpha waves to theta waves (A/T); the ratio of alpha waves to delta waves (A/D); and the ratio of alpha waves to the sum of theta and delta waves (A/T+D).
Alpha waves are common during physical and mental relaxation, or during fantasising, daydreaming and visualisation.
Many patients with fibromyalgia have a specific sleep disturbance involving the intrusion of alpha waves into slow wave sleep.
Many patients with fibromyalgia have a specific sleep disturbance involving the intrusion of alpha waves into slow wave sleep Tricycic antidepressants provide temporary restoration of normal sleep patterns, but this improvement is often short lived.
Gamma waves are present during sound sleep; theta waves indicate dozing or sleeping; beta waves are present during an awake, excited state and alpha waves signify an awake, relaxed state.
During an interview, Lloyd (Bobby Harwell) relates how he helped invent a device in the late '40s that could pick up alpha waves generated by humans, and how he was recruited with his colleagues to further develop the device in the small Texas town of Wicksboro.
The alpha waves, known as the good waves - prominent when a person is relaxing - are what triggers the switch.