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Alpha rhythm

Alpha rhythm (synonyms: Berger a rhythm, alpha waves) – fluctuations of total potential of a brain with an amplitude up to 50 мкВ and with a frequency of 8-12 Hertz which are observed on EEG (electroencephalography) of the person preferential in a condition of wakefulness.

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