Superslow Brain Waves May Play a Critical Role in Consciousness

Signals long thought to be “noise” appear to represent a distinct form of brain activity. By Tanya Lewis Every few seconds a wave of electrical activity travels through the brain, like a large swell moving through the ocean. Scientists first detected these ultraslow undulations decades ago in functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) scans of peopleContinue reading “Superslow Brain Waves May Play a Critical Role in Consciousness”