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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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EEG theta waves and psychological phenomena: a review and analysis.
Theta waves are slower waves whereas beta waves are faster waves (Swingle, 2008a; Wilson, Thompson, Thompson, Thompson, et al., 2011).
Delta waves from 0-4Hz represent sleep, Theta waves between 4-8Hz represent drowsiness, Alpha 8-12Hz has a relaxed focus.
To this purpose, it has been developed a variety of protocols, such as the Theta / Betha, which is based on increasing Betha waves while Theta waves are been decreasing.
* In male subjects, Tart noted a high level of theta waves.
Theta waves are associated with a brain that is actively monitoring something, Ranganath said.
The researchers found that compared with the resting state, meditation involved more abundant theta waves (associated with relaxed attention and alertness) across all brain regions, and especially in the frontal and temporal-central areas of the brain.
* Theta: Theta waves are faster than delta waves, but still slow and typically are correlated with light sleep, daydreaming, inattention, creativity, and self-hypnosis.
Instead, he found changes in the theta waves, which record the activity of the parietal regions.
Instead, he found changes in the theta waves. The changes were not seen in controls and occurred significantly more often in cases with the valine/methionine polymorphism.
They've found that the brain-wave patterns of meditators shift from alpha waves of arousal to theta waves of deep relaxation and problem-solving.