alpha rhythm


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alpha rhythm

[′al·fə ‚rith·əm]
(physiology)
An electric current from the occipital region of the brain cortex having a pulse frequency of 8 to 13 per second; associated with a relaxed state in normal human adults.
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We found that the alpha rhythm is not just a marker of the transition between sleep and wakefulness but carries rich information about sleep stability," says Scott McKinney.
Alpha Rhythm and Patton would probably like it a bit quicker.
Ian Power produced Noel Meade's Alpha Rhythm from off the pace to lead on the run to the last and win the three-mile novices' hurdle by three lengths.
Carberry was at his inspired best on Alpha Rhythm in the maiden hurdle, saving the 5-1 chance for one late burst when the race was all but over.
The worst-looking fall came in the two-mile maiden hurdle, when Alpha Rhythm suddenly decided to duck out at the fourth and crashed into the running rail, leaving Murphy in a spectacular heap of horse flesh and