What Are Binaural Beats?
Binaural beats and isochronic tones are used in an attempt to synchronize one’s own brainwaves with a rhythm or beat, in order to reach a frequency corresponding to a certain level of consciousness. Binaural beats and isochronic tones can aid in reaching deep states of meditation and relaxation, as well as providing stimulation when studying and working.
As explained in my previous article ‘What are Brainwaves? Brainwave Entrainment & Deeper States ofMeditation’; brainwaves occur when millions of neurons communicate together producing a synchronised electrical pulsing effect. This electrical pulsing is measured as a frequency using an EEG machine. Frequencies resemble a wavy line on the EEG output and different frequencies fall into various categories that actually correspond to a person’s state of mind or level of consciousness.
Brainwave ranges of consciousness are already explained in the article mentioned, but in short:
Delta 0.5 – 3 HZ
Totally unconscious state. Low frequency. Dreamless sleep. Healing takes place. Deep deep meditation if conscious. Achieved by experienced meditators.
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