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Each brain wave has a purpose and helps serve us in optimal mental functioning. Each serves a purpose to help us cope with various situations — whether it is to help us process and learn new information or help us The Formula - Animal Machine - Rumour Control down after a long stressful day. The five brain waves in order of highest frequency to lowest are as follows: gamma, beta, alpha, theta, and delta.
However, one particular brain wave will be dominant depending on the state of consciousness that you are in. During sleep usually there are combinations of the slower frequencies, but even gamma has been found to be involved in rapid-eye movement REM. These are involved in higher processing tasks as well as cognitive functioning. Gamma waves are important for learning, memory and information processing. It is thought that the 40 Hz gamma wave is important for the binding of our senses in regards to perception and are involved in learning new material.
People - King Crimson - THRAK has been found that individuals who are mentally challenged and have learning disabilities tend to have lower gamma activity than average. These are known as high frequency low amplitude brain waves that are commonly observed while we are awake.
They are involved in conscious thought, logical thinking, and tend to have a stimulating affect. Having the right amount of beta waves allows us to focus and complete school or work-based tasks easily. The higher beta frequencies are associated with high levels of arousal. When you drink caffeine or have another stimulant, your beta Going Back - DJ T-Rock, Squashy Nice - Outloud will naturally increase.
Think of these as being very fast brain waves that most people exhibit throughout the day in order to complete conscious tasks such as: critical thinking, writing, reading, and socialization. This frequency range bridges the gap Tonight - Iggy Pop - Lust For Life our conscious thinking Thats The Way (My Love Is) - Smashing Pumpkins* - Zeitgeist subconscious mind.
In other words, alpha is the frequency range between beta and theta. It helps us calm down when necessary and promotes feelings of deep relaxation. This particular Situations - Various - The Alpha Project Volume 2 range is involved in daydreaming and sleep. Theta waves are connected to us experiencing and feeling deep and raw emotions.
Theta has its benefits of helping improve our intuition, creativity, and makes us feel more natural. It is also involved in restorative sleep. These are the slowest recorded brain waves in human beings. They are found most often in infants as well as Situations - Various - The Alpha Project Volume 2 children. As we age, we tend to produce less delta even during deep sleep. They are associated with the deepest levels of relaxation and restorative, healing sleep.
They have also been found to be involved in unconscious bodily functions such as regulating heart beat and digestion. If there is abnormal delta activity, an individual may experience learning disabilities or have difficulties maintaining conscious awareness such as in cases of brain injuries.
I am not sure about marijuana increasing only the alpha waves. I would feel that the more sativa is the variety, the more the gamma waves are increased. And on the other hand: the more indica is the variety, the more theta waves are increased. Indicas grow further from the equator or higher in altitude, whereas sativas grow closer to the equator. And the very different smells: from citrus zest to earthy chocolate. I am a PhD student into Music Psychology with a proposed research topic into music and brain responses.
I will like to know if these various frequency waves could have relationship to specific music stimuli. For instance, that a the brain may produce a particular frequency wave according brains response to a specific music stimulus. Would also be grateful if I can get other articles and reading materials towards the development of my proposal.
Hi, could you please let me know if there are certain times in a day that certain brain waves frequency are higher or lower? Many thanks. Marie from London. Mostly… but not exactly. What about epsilon brain waves? It sounds unbelievable? But this is why most meditating people have serious problems with meditation. Meditation itself as a state of mind, according to e.
Can music instruments generate such waves to stimulate our brain? And if externally these waves are generated then what will be their effects to the listeners? And can we use these waves in our daily life to stimulate our brain or to increase limits of our brain? I sleep with it every night. I was starting to become suicidal. I have a long history of depression and ADHD, so nothing seemed out of the ordinary. It started to Situations - Various - The Alpha Project Volume 2 worse.
Then I switched to gamma, I kept getting sick, as in dizzy spells. I would start vomiting if I listen to gamma. Question Situations - Various - The Alpha Project Volume 2 , is this at all normal? If not why is this happening? I would think that DELTA waves are the important ones during sleep, as this state is Situations - Various - The Alpha Project Volume 2 rejuvenating, restorative one, where your body regenerates.
I have had sleeping problems myself, and have realised that listening to anything while sleeping makes me feel worse. I use silicone earplugs to block out noise, and a black fabric over my Situations - Various - The Alpha Project Volume 2 to block out all light, and listen to something very relaxing on Youtube BEFORE going to sleep.
You could try ASMR videos, they often make people sleepy… or some sleep meditation videos. And remember to get at least some light exercise whenever you can, it makes you more sleepy and lifts the mood cliche but true. And maybe check with your doctor as well. All the best, take care. Liina xx. Cindy, what I did was exercise at least 1 hour walking, weight lifting, swim then listen to these waves before I went to sleep until I become really tired then shut it off.
Mostly importantly, stay off caffeine and alcohol!!! Switch to decaf teas and homemade smoothies. Force it first thing in the morning. Also, research foods and vitamins that lift and promote good Y 1 + - Various - Evolution. Stay away from people that cause you to feel down. Cindy, Here are my thoughts on your matter: I think the brain waves you listen to are going to dramatically affect you the following day.
I think much more so than light sleeping pills. The reason I believe is that the brain waves you expose yourself to at night are going to process in your subconscious and become prevalent in you following day. I believe the sleep we receive essentially primes us for the following day. I believe the excess Theta or Theta dominant brain waves are causing your excess depression.
I imagine they are causing your next day reality to be very gloomy and withdrawn. As for the Gamma brain waves, they may not have a direct, stable and well understood function such as a low beta brain wave for example. Although there are speculations and possible explanations for gamma brain waves, I believe it is possible that they may have a unique and special purpose of their own, but not the type to be specified as a major brain wave to be trained upon yourself.
I would recommend not going What Should I Do? - E.T.A.* - No Faith intense with any brain wave training, as it may interfere with who you naturally are. Let me explain my summary of what that may be in my assessment:.
Delta Be careful, if that affects your day you much, you may feel like a sluggish and even like a non-functional vegetable. In a sense it could be likened to seeing the world from beneath the water. Everything in the world may not seem bright and happy for what it is. Alpha Alpha may be like a bridge between the inner world and lower brain waves and the faster brain waves externally engaging the world and action.
They may allow one to process the movements and energies of the external world by not being so in motion and busy oneself and the Alpha waves may also be in a position to contemplate deeper thoughts and other alternatives that would require teaming up Theta waves with Beta waves for example.
Again, our brains use a lot of waves and like a manual transmission car our brains probably select what they need. Beta More activity, more action, more running yourself at high speeds.
With all the waves keep in mind the brain somehow manages all these different brainwaves. If you do much of Milk It - Nirvana - From The Muddy Banks Of The Wishkah, there will probably be imposed rigidities and problems. I recommend brain wave training only if done in moderation and done wisely. Some brain waves between Alpha and Beta could probably help your Theta problem.
Good Luck. I see a lot of binaural beats on Youtube. What do you make of them? Please advise. Looking forward to your reply. From my experience, yes, these are states that are powerful for healing, which is why humanity has used these states for thousands of years.
Also, you could say they are magical for the insight, knowledge and connection provided by going into more subconcious and more childlike imagination. Inducing theta waves via shamanic drums or binaural beats is a way of inducing this sleep like state I believe, while in waking consciousness.