Brain Waves

Brain Waves


Brain waves are even more active while you're dreaming.


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When you're fast asleep, you might think that your brain is "shut off" but it's doing a whole lot more than when you're walking, talking, eating, and thinking. "When awake, people utilize alpha and beta waves, which gives us day wakefulness," explains Brandon Brock, MSN, BSN, staff clinician at Cerebrum Health Centers.

"Sleep, however, especially in the initial stages, uses Theta activity, which is greater in amplitude than Beta."


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