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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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Neurofeedback training can be used to decrease intrusive thoughts while increasing desired beta wave activity in the prefrontal lobe region.
Studies on beta waves are inconsistent, with some researchers reporting an increase in beta waves (Sigmon et al.
EEG studies: The electrical activity of the brain of the normal mock operated restrained rats was predominantly rapid with varying voltages (50-200 [micro]V) but no high voltage spike could be seen in these animals, either spontaneously or when provoked by flickering light and the frequency of alpha and beta waves were normal.
Beta waves are associated with increased concentration, alertness, and enhanced memory function.
FRIDAY BETA WAVES Dundee's Church is the place for a hometown show for a young duo who already have a huge buzz behind them.
Once the rats mastered the task, their brainwaves slowed to almost a quarter of their initial frequency, becoming beta waves.
* Beta: Beta waves are the busy waves that usually allow a person to be focused and intentional.
Beta waves are very-high frequency and are used when a person concentrates.
"When you focus, you create beta waves; when you relax, you create alpha waves," Garten explained.