Brainwave Manipulating Audio the Newest Thing in Behavioral Technology

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Brain Wave Technology – Changing Lives

Brainwave entrainment (BWE) also known as brainwave synchronization is the manipulation of brainwave frequencies for a particular purpose using light and sound.  BWE is nothing new.  Shamans used drum beats.  Some ancient civilizations used something as simple as sunlight flickering through a spinning wheel.

What are brainwaves?

The brain has billions of neurons which uses electricity to communicate with each other.  When millions of neurons are simultaneously sending signals, large amounts of electricity are created.

Below is one of the first recordings of brain activity.


Here we see a modern EEG recording.



We currently know of four brainwave types.

Beta                 12hz-38hz                    Wide awake state

Alpha                 8hz-12hz                    Awake but relaxed.

Theta                 3hz-8hz                      Light sleep or extreme relaxation.

Delta               0.2hz-3hz                    Deep, dreamless sleep.


What is brain entrainment?

When the brain is presented with a rhythmic stimulus, such as a drum beat for example, the rhythm is reproduced in the brain in the form of these electrical impulses. If the rhythm becomes fast and consistent enough, it can start to resemble the natural internal rhythms of the brain, called brainwaves. When this happens, the brain responds by synchronizing its own electric cycles to the same rhythm. This is commonly called the Frequency Following Response (or FFR):



Using brainwave entrainment, you can coax your brainwaves to a certain frequency, and in doing so, achieve the mental state associated with that frequency.


Benefits of the Left and Right Brain Functioning in Harmony

Your brain has two hemispheres, left and right. Left hemisphere thinking is sequential, linear, logical, practical, mathematical, and time oriented. Right hemisphere thinking is non-linear, intuitive, abstract, big-picture focused, creative, and space-oriented. Most people use one hemisphere more than the other, creating an imbalance.

Numerous electroencephalograph (EEG) studies have shown that humanity's greatest philosophers, thinkers, inventors, and artists use both brain hemispheres together, in unison. Equisync's intricately designed sound technology works to balance both hemispheres of the brain, forcing them to work in harmony. Scientists call this "whole brain synchronization" and when achieved, your brain experiences extremely beneficial changes in hemispheric blood flow and chemistry.

Recent studies have demonstrated BWE can be used in a variety of ways: pain management, weight control, improve sleep, mood elevator, increase brain power, improve memory, help with phobias, speed up healing and help athletes recover faster from workouts.

Specific Brain Frequencies

The information below shows the effects of specific frequencies within each brain wave frequency range:

Delta Brain Waves (O.5 to 4Hz)

0.5 Hz - Relaxation, helps soothe headaches
0.5 - 1.5 Hz - Pain relief. Endorphin release
0.9 Hz - Euphoric feeling
1 Hz - Well being. Harmony and balance
2.5 Hz - Production of endogenous opiates (pain killers, reduce anxiety)
2.5 Hz - Relieves migraine pain. Produces endogenous opiates
3.4 Hz - Helps achieve restful sleep
3.5 Hz - Feeling of unity with everything. Whole being regeneration
3.9 Hz - Self renewal, enhanced inner awareness
4.0 Hz - Enkephalin release for reduced stress
4.0 Hz - Allows brain to produce enkaphalins, all natural pain killer
4.0 Hz - Full memory scanning. Releases enkephalins
4.0 Hz - Vital for memory and learning. Problem solving, object naming
1 - 3 Hz - Profound relaxation, restorative sleep. Tranquillity and peace

Theta Brain Waves (4 to 8 Hz)

4.5 Hz - Brings about Shamanic/Tibetan state of consciousness, Tibetan chants.
4.9 Hz - Induce relaxation and deeper sleep
4.9 Hz - Introspection. Relaxation, meditation
5 Hz - Reduces sleep required. Theta replaces need for extensive dreaming
5.35 Hz - Allows relaxing breathing, free and efficient
5.5 Hz - Inner guidance, intuition
6.5 Hz - Centre of Theta frequency. Activates creative frontal lobe
7.5 Hz - Activates creative thought for art, invention, music. Problem solving
7.5 Hz - Ease of overcoming troublesome issues
7.83 Hz - Schumann earth resonance. Grounding, meditative, Leaves you revitalized
3 - 8 Hz - Deep relaxation, meditation. Lucid dreaming
3 - 8 Hz - Increased memory, focus, creativity
4 - 7 Hz - Profound inner peace, emotional healing. Lowers mental fatigue
4 - 7 Hz - Deep meditation, near-sleep brainwaves.

Alpha brain waves (8 to 12Hz)

8- 10 Hz Super-learning new information, memorisation, not comprehension.
8.22 Hz - Associated with the mouth. Brings creativity
10 Hz - Enhanced serotonin release. Mood elevation, arousal, stimulant
10 Hz - Provides relief from lost sleep, improves general mood
10 Hz - Mood elevator. Used to dramatically reduce headaches
10 Hz - Clarity, subconscious correlation. Releases serotonin
11 Hz - Relaxed yet awake state
12 Hz - Centering, mental stability.
11 - 14 Hz - Increased focus and awareness
12 - 14 Hz - Learning frequency, good for absorbing information passively

Beta brain waves (13 to 30Hz)

14 Hz - Awakeness, alert. Concentration on tasks, Focusing, vitality.
16 Hz - Bottom of hearing range. Releases oxygen/calcium into cells
12 - 15 Hz - Relaxed focus, improved attentive abilities
13 - 27 Hz - Promotes focused attention toward external stimuli
13 - 30 Hz - Problem solving, conscious thinking
18-24 Hz - Euphoria, can result in headaches, anxiety.

Recent studies have demonstrated BWE can be used in a variety of ways: pain management, weight control, improve sleep, mood elevator, increase brain power, improve memory, help with phobias, speed up healing and help athletes recover faster from workouts.

Upon researching this article, I contacted Zeleven and spoke with the developer of Adaptive Thinkering.  I was given several programs to listen to.  I woke up the next morning at 5 am, wide awake and feeling very happy. Which is not like me at all.

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