Definition of Beta rhythm

1. Noun. The normal brainwave in the encephalogram of a person who is awake and alert; occurs with a frequency between 12 and 30 hertz.

Exact synonyms: Beta Wave
Generic synonyms: Brain Wave, Brainwave, Cortical Potential

Medical Definition of Beta rhythm

1. Brain waves in the electroencephalogram which have a frequency of 18 to 30 per second. They are typical during periods of intense activity of the nervous system, and occur principally in the parietal and frontal regions. (12 Dec 1998)

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Literary usage of Beta rhythm

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1. Radiant Healing: The Many Paths to Personal Harmony and Planetary Wholeness by Bellamy Isabel, Isabel Bellamy, Donald MacLean, Maclean Donald (2005)
"Our normal waking consciousness is the beta rhythm which beats at 14 - 28 cycles per second. Alpha, 7-14 cycles, is a calmer, relaxed, meditative state. ..."

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