Definition of Theta wave

1. Noun. The normal brainwave in the encephalogram of a person who is awake but relaxed and drowsy; occurs with low frequency and low amplitude.

Exact synonyms: Theta Rhythm
Generic synonyms: Brain Wave, Brainwave, Cortical Potential



Definition of Theta wave

1. Noun. A type of electrical activity in the brain; brain waves with a frequency of 4-8 hertz. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Theta wave

1. Brain waves in the electroencephalogram which have a frequency of 4 to 7 per second. They occur mainly in children but also in adults during periods of emotional stress. (12 Dec 1998)

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Literary usage of Theta wave

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1. The Neuroscience of Mental Health: A Report on Neuroscience Research edited by Stephen H. Koslow (1997)
"In addition, compared with normals, the transgenic mice completely lack theta wave activity (left curve graph). 0.25- revealed some surprises. ..."

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